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- Bristly Donkey Orchid
The Bristly Donkey be identified by it's distinctive spiral shaped leaves at the base of the plant, it is sometimes mistakenly identified as The Cat's face Orchid because of the extremely similar yellow flower with dark red edges around the petals that each plant presents.
October to December
The Cat's face Orchid is a similar existing orchid hosting an extremely similar flower but differentiated by having more rounded petals and lacking spiral shaped leaves.
This species can be found in various locations between Kalbarri and Albany, sometimes found further east than Albany and no further west than Bunbury.
Commonly found growing in Lateritic Soil and granite outcrops.
- Brown. A, Hoffman. Noel (2011) "Orchids of South-West Australia Third Edition",Scott print, Perth, Western Australia.
- Diuris setacea at Florabase. Department of Environment and conservation, Government of West Australia.