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OrchidDiuris punctata

1 Purple Donkey Orchid at Ulladulla, NSW

Diuris punctata at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 May 2018

Identification history

Orchid Diuris punctata 9 Jul 2018 Mike Leggett
Orchid Diuris punctata 23 May 2018 Charles Dove2.2K
Unidentified 23 May 2018 Charles Dove2.2K

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.
Charles Dove2.2K wrote:
   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.
Charles Dove2.2K wrote:
   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.
Charles Dove2.2K wrote:
   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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Nearby Sightings

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Eopsaltria australis at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 Acanthiza pusilla at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Apr 2018 Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Apr 2018 Correa reflexa var. reflexa at Ulladulla, NSW - 2 Apr 2018 Eopsaltria australis at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Mar 2018 Hirundapus caudacutus at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 Feb 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Feb 2018 Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 27 Jan 2018 Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 19 Jan 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Ulladulla, NSW - 23 Nov 2017 Lobelia dentata at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Nov 2017 Thysanotus juncifolius at Ulladulla, NSW - 20 Nov 2017 Corvus coronoides at Ulladulla, NSW - 27 Oct 2017 Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Oct 2017 Sowerbaea juncea at Ulladulla, NSW - 1 Sep 2017 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Aug 2017 Conospermum taxifolium at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 Aug 2017 Lobelia sp. at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Aug 2017 Hibbertia sp. at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Aug 2017 Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Jul 2017 Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 3 Jul 2017 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 May 2017 Pseudechis porphyriacus at Ulladulla, NSW - 1 May 2017 Sphecotheres vieilloti at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Mar 2017 Colluricincla harmonica at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Mar 2017 Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Mar 2017 Anthochaera chrysoptera at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Mar 2017 Anthochaera chrysoptera at Ulladulla, NSW - 20 Feb 2017 Vanessa itea at Ulladulla, NSW - 7 Feb 2017 Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Jan 2017 Brachyscome spathulata at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Jan 2017 Caligavis chrysops at Ulladulla, NSW - 6 Dec 2016 Hirundapus caudacutus at Ulladulla, NSW - 2 Dec 2016 Pieris rapae at Ulladulla, NSW - 28 Nov 2016 Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Nov 2016 Unidentified Fly / Gnat / Mosquito (TBC) at Ulladulla, NSW - 24 Nov 2016 Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 24 Nov 2016 Calyptorhynchus funereus at Ulladulla, NSW - 17 Nov 2016 Prasophyllum elatum at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Nov 2016 Westringia fruticosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Nov 2016 Scopula rubraria at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Nov 2016 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Jul 2016 Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 May 2016 Viminaria juncea at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 May 2016 Correa reflexa at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Sep 2015 Pultenaea daphnoides at Ulladulla, NSW - 9 Sep 2015 Laxmannia gracilis at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Mar 2015
Eopsaltria australis at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Apr 2018
Acanthiza pusilla at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Apr 2018
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Apr 2018
Correa reflexa var. reflexa at Ulladulla, NSW - 2 Apr 2018
Eopsaltria australis at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Mar 2018
Hirundapus caudacutus at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 Feb 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Feb 2018
Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 27 Jan 2018
Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 19 Jan 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Ulladulla, NSW - 23 Nov 2017
Lobelia dentata at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Nov 2017
Thysanotus juncifolius at Ulladulla, NSW - 20 Nov 2017
Corvus coronoides at Ulladulla, NSW - 27 Oct 2017
Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Oct 2017
Sowerbaea juncea at Ulladulla, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Aug 2017
Conospermum taxifolium at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 Aug 2017
Lobelia sp. at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Aug 2017
Hibbertia sp. at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Aug 2017
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Jul 2017
Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 3 Jul 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 May 2017
Pseudechis porphyriacus at Ulladulla, NSW - 1 May 2017
Sphecotheres vieilloti at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Colluricincla harmonica at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Anthochaera chrysoptera at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Mar 2017
Anthochaera chrysoptera at Ulladulla, NSW - 20 Feb 2017
Vanessa itea at Ulladulla, NSW - 7 Feb 2017
Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Jan 2017
Brachyscome spathulata at Ulladulla, NSW - 21 Jan 2017
Caligavis chrysops at Ulladulla, NSW - 6 Dec 2016
Hirundapus caudacutus at Ulladulla, NSW - 2 Dec 2016
Pieris rapae at Ulladulla, NSW - 28 Nov 2016
Trichoglossus haematodus at Ulladulla, NSW - 25 Nov 2016
Unidentified Fly / Gnat / Mosquito (TBC) at Ulladulla, NSW - 24 Nov 2016
Pachycephala rufiventris at Ulladulla, NSW - 24 Nov 2016
Calyptorhynchus funereus at Ulladulla, NSW - 17 Nov 2016
Prasophyllum elatum at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Nov 2016
Westringia fruticosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Nov 2016
Scopula rubraria at Ulladulla, NSW - 8 Nov 2016
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at Ulladulla, NSW - 5 Jul 2016
Lambertia formosa at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 May 2016
Viminaria juncea at Ulladulla, NSW - 11 May 2016
Correa reflexa at Ulladulla, NSW - 10 Sep 2015
Pultenaea daphnoides at Ulladulla, NSW - 9 Sep 2015
Laxmannia gracilis at Ulladulla, NSW - 4 Mar 2015

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