Plants of the Castlemaine District

Tiger Orchid - native (Diuris sulphurea)

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Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family).

Native of Eastern Australia.

Other names: Hornet Orchid.

It is uncommon but widely scattered, and may be locally abundant.

It is a brighter, clearer yellow than Leopard Orchid, and it flowers much later in the year than Leopard Orchid.

Photos: Tiger Orchid. Spring Gully and Kalimna.

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