Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

This database has been compiled to showcase some of the species found in the reserve.

Yellow Doubletail

TitleYellow Doubletail
SubjectDonkey Orchid
Common NameWallflower Orchid
Scientific NameDiuris orientis
Flowering Timesep,oct
Photo Date17-Sep-2006 11:25
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date17-Sep-2006
DescriptionTypical flowering stem of 20–30cm with 1–3 flowers (those in the reserve). Flower is mainly yellow and usually with extensive brown to purple. The one shown in the photograph is unusually fairly evenly yellow.
DistributionScattered throughout Baluk Willam Reserve. Best colonies are along the east bank of Courtneys Road (between Orchid Road and Kirkham Road) and, flowering a little later, near the northern end of the loop tracks.
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