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
Autumn Leek 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
Boranup Spider Orchid
Boyup Brook Spider Orchid
Bristly Donkey Orchid
Broad-billed Duck 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 Valley White Spider 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 Donkey 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 Donkey 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 Snail 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
Fragrant Leek 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 Range Donkey Orchid

Green Spider Orchid
Green-veined Shell Orchid
Hairy Leafed Snail Orchid

Hairy Rufous Greenhood
Hare Orchid
Heberle’s Donkey Orchid

Heberle’s Spider Orchid
Helmet Orchid
Hill’s White Spider 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
Island 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 Snail 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
Lazy 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
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
Mini Donkey Orchid

Mohawk Spider Orchid
Moora Spider Orchid
Mosquito Orchid
Mottled Donkey Orchid

Mustard Orchid
Nanny Goat Orchid
Narrow-hooded Shell Orchid

Narrow-lipped Dragon Orchid
Narrow-lipped Hammer Orchid
Noble Spider Orchid
Northampton Bee 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 Bunny Orchid
Pink Candy Orchid
Pink Enamel Orchid
Pink Fairies
Pink Fan Orchid
Pink Fire Orchid

Pink Spider Orchid
Plain Sun Orchid

Plum Orchid
Pointing Spider Orchid
Potato Orchid
Pouched Leek Orchid
Powder-blue China Orchid
Primrose Spider Orchid
Puppet Orchid
Purdie’s Donkey 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 Mignonette Orchid
Scented Sun Orchid


Scott River Spider Orchid
Seaton Ross Spider Orchid
Shirt Orchid
Short-sepalled Spider Orchid
Shy Greenhood
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 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
South West Granite Snail Orchid
Spectacled Donkey Orchid
Splendid 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
Wallflower Orchid
Walpole Spider Orchid
Wandoo Beard Orchid
Wandoo Shirt Orchid
Warty Hammer 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 Orchid
Yalgorup Donkey Orchid
Yawning Leek Orchid
Yellow China Orchid
Yellow Granite Donkey Orchid
Yellow Spider Orchid
Yerina Springs Spider Orchid
York Sun Orchid
Yuna Spider Orchid
Zebra Orchid