Common Names

This page is a photographic record of orchids taken by members of the Western Australian Native Orchid Study and Conservation Group.

It is of value in that it displays the distribution and flowering dates of recognized species found in the South-West of WA.


Alabaster Spider Orchid
Albany Spider Orchid
Antelope Orchid
Ant Orchid
Arrowsmith Pansy Orchid
Arrowsmith Spider Orchid
Azure Sun Orchid
Babe-in-a-Cradle
Ballerina Orchid
Banded Greenhood
Banded Iron Stone Spider Orchid
Bearded Bird Orchid
Beautiful Donkey Orchid
Beautiful Mignonette Orchid
Bee Orchid
Bell Sun Orchid
Big Clubbed Spider Orchid
Bird Orchid
Blood Spider Orchid
Blue Beard
Blue China Orchid
Blue Lady Orchid
Blue Fairy Orchid
Blue Sun Orchid
Blunt-leaved Bunny Orchid
Blushing Spider Orchid
Boddington Spider Orchid
Boranup Spider Orchid
Boyup Brook Spider Orchid
Bristly Donkey Orchid
Broad-lipped Spider Orchid
Broad-petaled Snail Orchid
Brockman’s Duck Orchid
Bronze Leek Orchid
Bronze Orchid
Brown-veined Shell Orchid
Bussell’s Spider Orchid
Butterfly Orchid
Cape Mustard Orchid
Carbunup King Spider Orchid
Carousel Spider Orchid
Chameleon Orchid
Chapman’s Spider Orchid
Cherry Spider Orchid
Chestnut Sun Orchid
Christine’s Spider Orchid
Christmas Leek Orchid
Christmas Spider Orchid
Cinnamon Sun Orchid
Cleopatra’s Needles
Clown Orchid
Clubbed Spider Orchid
Club-lipped Spider Orchid
Clumped Spider Orchid
Coastal Spider Orchid
Coastal White Spider Orchid
Collie Spider Orchid
Common Bee Orchid
Common Bunny Orchid
Common Dragon Orchid
Common Mignonette Orchid
Common Spider Orchid
Cossack Spider Orchid
Cowslip Orchid
Crab-lipped Spider Orchid
Cream Spider Orchid
Crested Spider Orchid
Crimson Spider Orchid
Crinkle-leafed Bunny Orchid
Crystal Brook Star Orchid
Crystal Helmet Orchid
Cupped Banded Greenhood
Cupped Mignonette Orchid
Curled-tongue Shell Orchid
Curly Locks
Custard Orchid
Daddy-long-legs Spider Orchid
Dainty Blue Orchid
Dainty Leek Orchid
Dancing Orchid
Dark Banded Greenhood
Dark-tipped Spider Orchid
Darling Range Donkey Orchid
Darting Spider Orchid
Diamond Spider Orchid
Drooping Spider Orchid
Dunsborough Spider Orchid
Dwarf Bee Orchid


Dwarf Common Spider Orchid
Dwarf Mustard Orchid
Dwarf Pink Fairy
Dwarf Spider Orchid
Dwarf Zebra Orchid
Early Donkey Orchid
Easter Bunny Orchid
Eastern Curly Locks
Eastern Queen of Sheba
Edison Mill Spider Orchid
Elbow Orchid
Elegant Donkey Orchid
Elegant Spider Orchid
Elephants’ Ears
Esperance China Orchid
Esperance Duck Orchid
Esperance King Spider Orchid
Esperance White Spider Orchid
Exerted Rufous Greenhood
Exotic Spider Orchid
Fawn Snail Orchid
Fire Orchid
Flying Duck Orchid
Forest Mantis Orchid
Frail Spider Orchid
Freckled Sun Orchid
Frilled Leek Orchid
Fringed Leek Orchid
Fringed Mantis Orchid
Frog Greenhood
Funnel-web Spider Orchid
Giant Snail Orchid
Giant Spider Orchid
Glistening Spider Orchid
Glossy-leafed Hammer Orchid
Gnat Orchid
Grand Spider Orchid
Granite Bunny Orchid
Granite Donkey Orchid
Granite Duck Orchid
Granite Mantis Orchid
Granite Spider Orchid
Granite Sun Orchid
Grass-leafed Spider Orchid
Green Spider Orchid
Green-veined Shell Orchid
Hairy Leafed Snail Orchid
Hairy Rufous Greenhood
Hammer Orchid
Hare Orchid
Heberle’s Donkey Orchid
Heberle’s Spider Orchid
Helmet Orchid
Hinged Dragon Orchid
Hoffman’s Spider Orchid
Hooded Leek Orchid
Hort’s Duck Orchid
Humped Leek Orchid
Inland Leek Orchid
Insect-lipped Rufous Greenhood
Ironcaps Spider Orchid
Island Point Spider Orchid
Jack-in-the-Box
Jackson’s Sun Orchid
Joseph’s Spider Orchid
Jug Orchid
Kalbarri Cowslip Orchid
Kalbarri Shell Orchid
Kalbarri Spider Orchid
Karri Cowslip Orchid
Karri Spider Orchid
King-in-his-carriage
King Leek Orchid
King Spider Orchid
Kneeling Hammer Orchid
Lake Muir Blood Orchid
Large Gnat Orchid
Large-hooded Rufous Greenhood
Late Hammer Orchid
Late Spider Orchid
Leafless Orchid
Leaping Spider Orchid
Lemon Scented Sun Orchid
Lemon Spider Orchid
Leopard Orchid
Lilac Sun Orchid


Lily Orchid
Limestone Leek Orchid
Limestone Spider Orchid
Little Duck Orchid
Little Laughing Leek Orchid
Little Pink Fairy
Little Pink Fan Orchid
Little White Spider Orchid
Lodge’s Spider Orchid
Lonely Hammer Orchid
Lort River Snail Orchid
Majestic Spider Orchid
Mallee Beard Orchid
Man Orchid
Margaret River Spider Orchid
Merritt’s White Spider Orchid
Midge Orchid
Midget Duck Orchid
Midget Greenhood
Mohawk Spider Orchid
Moora Spider Orchid
Mosquito Orchid
Mustard Orchid
Nanny Goat Orchid
Narrow-hooded Shell Orchid
Narrow-lipped Dragon Orchid
Narrow-lipped Hammer Orchid
Noble Spider Orchid
Northamptom Midget Greenhood
Northern Darting Spider Orchid
Northern Dwarf Spider Orchid
Northern Queen of Sheba
Nyabing Spider Orchid
Outback Spider Orchid
Painted Rufous Greenhood
Pale China Orchid
Pale Pink Fairy
Pansy Orchid
Patricia’s Spider Orchid
Pendant Spider Orchid
Piano Orchid
Pingaring Spider Orchid
Pink Fire Orchid
Pink Candy Orchid
Pink Enamel Orchid
Pink Fairies
Pink Fan Orchid
Pink Spider Orchid
Plum Orchid
Pointing Spider Orchid
Potato Orchid
Powder-blue China Orchid
Primrose Spider Orchid
Puppet Orchid
Purple Enamel Orchid
Purple Pansy Orchid
Purple-veined Spider Orchid
Pygmy Orchid
Queen of Sheba
Queen Orchid
Quindanning Spider Orchid
Rabbit Orchid
Rattle Beaks
Ravensthorpe Rufous Greenhood
Ray Spider Orchid
Reaching Spider Orchid
Reclining Spider Orchid
Red Beaks
Red-lipped Bunny Orchid
Red-veined Shell orchid
Rigid White Spider Orchid
Robust Snail Orchid
Rock Spider Orchid
Rose Spider Orchid
Ruby Spider Orchid
Ruddy Hood
Rufous Greenhood
Rusty Spider Orchid
Salt Lake Spider Orchid
Sandhill Helmet Orchid
Sandhill Spider Orchid
Sandplain Duck Orchid
Sandplain Sun Orchid
Sandplain White Spider Orchid
Scented Leek Orchid
Scented Mignonette Orchid
Scented Sun Orchid


Scott River Spider Orchid
Shirt Orchid
Short-sepalled Spider Orchid
Shy Sun Orchid
Sigmoid Spider Orchid
Silky Blue Orchid
Slender Bunny Orchid
Slender Hammer Orchid
Slender-leafed Duck Orchid
Slender Spider Orchid
Slender Sun Orchid
Slipper Orchid
Small Clubbed Snail Orchid
Small Dragon Orchid
Small Helmet Orchid
Small-lipped White Spider Orchid
Small Mantis Orchid
Small Rosette Snail Orchid
Smooth-billed Duck Orchid
Smooth-lipped Spider Orchid
Snake Orchid
South African Orchid
South Coast Spider Orchid
Southern Curly Locks
Southern White Spider Orchid
Spectacled Donkey Orchid
Splendid White Spider Orchid
Spoon-lipped Rufous Greenhood
Star Orchid
Stark White Spider Orchid
Start’s Spider Orchid
Stumpy Spider Orchid
Sugar Candy Orchid
Sugar Orchid
Swamp Beard Orchid
Swamp Bunny Orchid
Swamp Bee Orchid
Swamp Leek Orchid
Swamp Mignonette Orchid
Swamp Spider Orchid
Swamp Sun Orchid
Sweet Mignonette Orchid
Talbot’s Spider Orchid
Tall Donkey Orchid
Tall Leek Orchid
Tall Snail Orchid
Tangled Spider Orchid
Tenterden Yellow Spider Orchid
Tuart Rufous Greenhood
Tuart Spider Orchid
Twisted Sun Orchid
Vanilla Orchid
Underground Orchid
Walpole Spider Orchid
Wandoo Beard Orchid
Wandoo Sun Orchid
Warty Hammer Orchid
Western Azure Sun Orchid
Western Swan Greenhood
Western Tiny Blue Orchid
Western Wispy Spider Orchid
White Bunny Orchid
White China Orchid
White Fairy Orchid
White Mignonette Orchid
White Spider Orchid
Williams’ Spider Orchid
Winter Donkey Orchid
Winter Spider
Yawning Leek
Yellow China Orchid
Yellow Granite Donkey Orchid
Yellow Spider Orchid
Yerina Springs Spider Orchid
York Sun Orchid
Yuna Spider Orchid
Zebra Orchid