Plants of the Castlemaine District
Golden Cowslips - native (Diuris behrii)
Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family).
Native of Eastern Australia.
It is uncommon.
- it often has dark stripes on the labellum, and sometimes has darker stripes on the labellum and the dorsal sepal
- the dorsal sepal is large (compared with similar species).
Name. Diuris: di: two; oura: tail, referring to the appearance of the flowers.
Photo: Golden Cowslips.