Banded Bee Orchid (Diuris laxiflora)

Flowers in Spring (Aug - Oct), favours winter wet areas in moist to wet sandy soil.  Flowers small; yellow labellum has brown callus outline.

Photographed 11/9/08 at Birdwood Nature Reserve, Kojonup.

Detailed labellum photograph


Leaping Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis macrostylis - formerly Caladenia macrostylis)

Flowers in Spring (Aug - Nov), favours a variety of habitats in well drained soil.  Flowers medium; labellum calli are densely crowded.  The upswept petals give it the 'leaping' appearance.

Photographed 4/9/08 near Dwellingup.

Detailed labellum photograph


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