Giant Donkey Orchid (Diuris amplissima)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Nov), favours grassy areas or amongst shrubs in Wandoo woodland.  Flowers large with purple labellum midlobe.

Photographed 8/10/08 near Frankland.

Detailed labellum photograph

Swamp Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis paludosa - formerly Caladenia paludosa)

Flowers in Spring/Summer (Sep - Dec), favours winter wet depressions and swamps.  Flowers medium with brown clubs on sepals and petals upswept.

Photographed 17/9/08 near Dunsborough.

Detailed labellum photograph

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