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OrchidDiuris punctata

1 Purple Donkey Orchid at South Pacific Heathland Reserve

Diuris punctata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 May 2018

Identification history

Orchid Diuris punctata 9 Jul 2018 Mike Leggett
Orchid Diuris punctata 24 May 2018 Charles Dove
Unidentified 24 May 2018 Charles Dove

Author's notes

Diuris punkata, commonly known as donkey orchids, is a genus of more than sixty species of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae and is endemic to Australia apart from one species endemic to Timor

6 comments

plants wrote:
   24 May 2018
This is the Purple Donkey Orchid - Diuris punctata.
Apparently not very common locally.
   24 May 2018
OK thanks the Yellow one is also with it they were about 20mtrs apart
   26 May 2018
Agreed: Diuris punctata and Diuris sulphurea (yellow), Diuris aurea also known from this reserve.
   26 May 2018
will need to make some alterations for these
   29 May 2018
Wow. In flower in May? Lucky you! The one in Canberra comes up in like October from memory.
   30 May 2018
Sorry, I am doing a catch of sightings Aaron, it will take awhile. All the photos I record have the Name , Location and Date on the photo. Only recorded in May it was in October 2017 when this was Photographed a long way to go before I finish all the sightings updates for this area.

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Euchiton involucratus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Feb 2019 Euchiton sphaericus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Jan 2019 Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 19 Jan 2019 Mesodina halyzia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 15 Jan 2019 Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Jan 2019 Chrysolopus spectabilis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Dec 2018 Psaltoda moerens at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Dec 2018 Patersonia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 29 Nov 2018 Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 29 Nov 2018 Centella cordifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Centaurium tenuiflorum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Goodenia paniculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Kunzea ambigua at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Persoonia laurina subsp. leiogyna at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Austrostipa rudis subsp. nervosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Leptospermum polygalifolium subsp. polygalifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Gompholobium glabratum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 Anisopogon avenaceus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018 Themeda triandra at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018 Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018 Sowerbaea juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 Amphibolurus muricatus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 Xyris sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 Viminaria juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 24 Oct 2018 Laxmannia gracilis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018 Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018 Hovea heterophylla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018 Diuris punctata var. punctata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018 Phyllanthus hirtellus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Oct 2018 Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Oct 2018 Kunzea capitata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Oct 2018 Lomandra obliqua at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Oct 2018 Viminaria juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Hybanthus vernonii subsp. scaber at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Patersonia sericea var. sericea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Dodonaea triquetra at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Leptospermum laevigatum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Lomandra longifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Isopogon anemonifolius at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Grevillea macleayana at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Conospermum taxifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018 Apis (Apis) mellifera at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Sep 2018 Calyptorhynchus funereus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018 Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018 Patersonia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018 Acanthiza pusilla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 12 Sep 2018 Gompholobium glabratum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Sep 2018 Caladenia picta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Sep 2018 Platycercus elegans at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Sep 2018 Grevillea macleayana at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Epacris obtusifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Dillwynia floribunda at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Acacia myrtifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Hybanthus monopetalus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Correa reflexa var. speciosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Acacia echinula at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Sprengelia incarnata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Glossodia major at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018 Westringia fruticosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 25 Aug 2018 Bossiaea heterophylla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 2 Aug 2018 Patersonia sericea var. sericea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2018 Hardenbergia violacea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2018 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 26 Jun 2018 Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 16 Jun 2018 Eopsaltria australis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 14 Apr 2018 Genoplesium despectans at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Apr 2018 Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 5 Apr 2018 Acanthiza pusilla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 5 Apr 2018 Correa reflexa var. reflexa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 2 Apr 2018 Eopsaltria australis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 25 Mar 2018 Hirundapus caudacutus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Feb 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Feb 2018 Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Jan 2018 Lambertia formosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 19 Jan 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Nov 2017 Lobelia dentata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Nov 2017 Thysanotus juncifolius at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 20 Nov 2017 Persoonia laurina subsp. leiogyna at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 9 Nov 2017 Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2017 Corvus coronoides at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Oct 2017 Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 24 Oct 2017 Hibbertia empetrifolia subsp. empetrifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Oct 2017 Pachycephala rufiventris at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Oct 2017 Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 3 Oct 2017 Schoenus ericetorum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Sep 2017 Sowerbaea juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Sep 2017 Diuris aurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Aug 2017 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 14 Aug 2017 Conospermum taxifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Aug 2017 Hibbertia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 8 Aug 2017 Lobelia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 8 Aug 2017 Acacia echinula at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2017 Persoonia mollis subsp. caleyi at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2017 Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Jul 2017 Lambertia formosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 3 Jul 2017
Euchiton involucratus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Feb 2019
Euchiton sphaericus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Jan 2019
Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 19 Jan 2019
Mesodina halyzia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 15 Jan 2019
Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Jan 2019
Chrysolopus spectabilis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Dec 2018
Psaltoda moerens at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Dec 2018
Patersonia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 29 Nov 2018
Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 29 Nov 2018
Centella cordifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Centaurium tenuiflorum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Goodenia paniculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Kunzea ambigua at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Persoonia laurina subsp. leiogyna at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Austrostipa rudis subsp. nervosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Leptospermum polygalifolium subsp. polygalifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Gompholobium glabratum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Nov 2018
Anisopogon avenaceus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018
Themeda triandra at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018
Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Nov 2018
Sowerbaea juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018
Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018
Amphibolurus muricatus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018
Xyris sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2018
Viminaria juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 24 Oct 2018
Laxmannia gracilis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018
Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018
Hovea heterophylla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018
Diuris punctata var. punctata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Oct 2018
Phyllanthus hirtellus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Oct 2018
Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Oct 2018
Kunzea capitata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Oct 2018
Lomandra obliqua at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Oct 2018
Viminaria juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Hybanthus vernonii subsp. scaber at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Patersonia sericea var. sericea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Dodonaea triquetra at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Leptospermum laevigatum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Lomandra longifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Dampiera stricta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Isopogon anemonifolius at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Grevillea macleayana at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Conospermum taxifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Oct 2018
Apis (Apis) mellifera at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Sep 2018
Calyptorhynchus funereus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018
Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018
Patersonia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 13 Sep 2018
Acanthiza pusilla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 12 Sep 2018
Gompholobium glabratum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Sep 2018
Caladenia picta at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 10 Sep 2018
Platycercus elegans at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Sep 2018
Grevillea macleayana at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Epacris obtusifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Dillwynia floribunda at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Acacia myrtifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Hybanthus monopetalus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Correa reflexa var. speciosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Acacia echinula at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Sprengelia incarnata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Glossodia major at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 31 Aug 2018
Westringia fruticosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 25 Aug 2018
Bossiaea heterophylla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 2 Aug 2018
Patersonia sericea var. sericea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2018
Hardenbergia violacea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2018
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 26 Jun 2018
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 16 Jun 2018
Eopsaltria australis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 14 Apr 2018
Genoplesium despectans at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 7 Apr 2018
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 5 Apr 2018
Acanthiza pusilla at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 5 Apr 2018
Correa reflexa var. reflexa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 2 Apr 2018
Eopsaltria australis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 25 Mar 2018
Hirundapus caudacutus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Feb 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Feb 2018
Trichoglossus haematodus at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Jan 2018
Lambertia formosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 19 Jan 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 23 Nov 2017
Lobelia dentata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Nov 2017
Thysanotus juncifolius at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 20 Nov 2017
Persoonia laurina subsp. leiogyna at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 9 Nov 2017
Diuris sulphurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 30 Oct 2017
Corvus coronoides at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 27 Oct 2017
Petrophile pedunculata at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 24 Oct 2017
Hibbertia empetrifolia subsp. empetrifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Oct 2017
Pachycephala rufiventris at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Oct 2017
Telopea speciosissima at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 3 Oct 2017
Schoenus ericetorum at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Sep 2017
Sowerbaea juncea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Sep 2017
Diuris aurea at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 21 Aug 2017
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 14 Aug 2017
Conospermum taxifolium at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 11 Aug 2017
Hibbertia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 8 Aug 2017
Lobelia sp. at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 8 Aug 2017
Acacia echinula at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2017
Persoonia mollis subsp. caleyi at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 1 Aug 2017
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 4 Jul 2017
Lambertia formosa at South Pacific Heathland Reserve - 3 Jul 2017

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