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Purple Pansy Orchid

Diuris longifolia


Endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. Flower about 4cm long, and about 30cm tall. Also know as Donkey Orchid, but differs from D. corymbosa by a more purple/mauve colouration of the flowers.


Dry eucalypt forest of Marri and Jarrah.

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 months ago

Lucky you ;)

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 9 months ago

Ha ha, I know all about drop bears. Never seen one, though... ;-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 months ago

Oh my, this is so amazing! So many species I've never seen before. This looks like a koala to me. A rainbow one with fully cheeks and mighty big fangs. Not unlike my profile pic ;-) Did they explain drop bears to you when you were here, Felix?

Felix Fleck
Spotted by
Felix Fleck

Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -33.57, Long: 115.98

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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