Diuris X palachila
2-5 linear leaves to 15cm x 5mm, in a tuft at the base of the stem.
To 40cm tall with 1-3 large yellow flowers on erect, hairless stems. This is a natural hybrid between D. chryseopsis and D. pardina and it exhibits intermediate features of both species. Rare in Victoria.
1-3 yellow flowers with variable irregular brown markings, to 30mm across. Diuris orchids hybridise readily, this is a hybrid between D. behrii & D. pardina. Hybrids between D. chryseopsis and D. pardina are common and indistinguishable from D. Xpalachila
Yellow with brown markings
Grassy Dry Forest, Valley Grassy Forest, Escarpment Shrubland
Date of Last Record
Moist or well drained soils, full sun to semi-shade.
Conservation Status Vic