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.

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Alabaster Spider Orchid
Albany Spider Orchid
Alcock’s Duck Orchid
Antelope Orchid
Ant Orchid
Arrowsmith Bee Orchid
Arrowsmith Pansy Orchid
Arrowsmith Spider Orchid
Augusta White Spider Orchid
Autumn Leek Orchid
Ballerina Orchid
Banded Greenhood
Banded Ironstone Spider Orchid
Bearded Bird Orchid
Beautiful Donkey Orchid
Beautiful Mignonette Orchid
Bee Orchid
Bell Sun Orchid
Bent Spider 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
Brittle Snail 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
Bulbarnet Spider orchid
Bussell’s Spider Orchid
Butterfly Orchid
Cape Mustard Orchid
Carbunup King Spider Orchid
Carousel Spider Orchid
Cat’s Face Orchid
Cerise 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 Snail Orchid
Clubbed Spider Orchid
Club-lipped Spider Orchid
Clumped Spider Orchid
Coastal Mignonette Orchid
Coastal Short Eared Snail Orchid
Coastal Spider Orchid
Coastal Sun Orchid
Coastal White Spider Orchid
Collie Spider Orchid
Common Bee Orchid
Common Bunny Orchid
Common Donkey 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
Crowded Banded Greenhood
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 Brown Rufous Greenhood
Dainty Donkey Orchid
Dainty Leek Orchid
Dancing Orchid
Dark Banded Greenhood
Dark Bee Orchid
Dark Leek Orchid
Dark Mignonette Orchid
Dark-tipped Spider Orchid
Dark-sepaled Spider Orchid
Darling Range Banded Greenhood
Darling Range Donkey Orchid
Darling Range Duck Orchid
Darling Scarp Leek Orchid
Darting Spider Orchid
Delicate Spider Orchid
Dense Mignonette Orchid
Desert Mignonette Orchid
Diamond Spider Orchid
Dragon Orchid
Drooping Spider Orchid
Dunsborough Donkey Orchid
Dunsborough Spider Orchid
Dusky Fairy Orchid
Dwarf Bee Orchid
Dwarf Bird Orchid
Dwarf Common Spider Orchid

Dwarf Hammer Orchid
Dwarf Mustard Orchid
Dwarf Pink Fairy
Dwarf Shell Orchid
Dwarf Spider Orchid
Dwarf Zebra Orchid
Early Donkey Orchid
Easter Bunny Orchid
Eastern Bunny Orchid
Eastern Curly Locks
Eastern Granite Rufous Greenhood
Eastern Granite Snail Orchid
Eastern Queen of Sheba
Eastern Swamp Snail Orchid
Edison Mill Spider Orchid
Elbow Orchid
Elegant Donkey Orchid
Elegant Rufous Greenhood
Elegant Snail Orchid
Elegant Spider Orchid
Elephants’ Ears
Elusive Rufus Greenhood
Elusive Spider Orchid
Enigmatic Spider 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 China Orchid
Fragrant Leek Orchid
Frail Spider Orchid
Freckled Sun Orchid
Frilled Leek Orchid
Fringed Leek Orchid
Fringed Mantis Orchid
Frog Greenhood
Funnel-tipped Spider Orchid
Giant Donkey Orchid
Giant Snail Orchid
Giant Spider Orchid
Glistening Spider Orchid
Globula Mignonette Orchid
Glossy-leafed Hammer Orchid
Gnat Orchid
Grand Spider Orchid
Granite Bird Orchid
Granite Bunny Orchid
Granite China Orchid
Granite Donkey Orchid
Granite Duck Orchid
Granite Mantis Orchid
Granite Mignonette Orchid
Granite Spider Orchid
Granite Sun Orchid
Grass-leafed Spider Orchid
Green-comb Spider Orchid
Green Range Donkey Orchid
Green Spider Orchid
Green Spoon-lipped Rufous Greenhood
Green-veined Shell Orchid
Hairy-leafed Snail Orchid
Hairy-stemmed Snail Orchid
Hairy Rufous Greenhood
Hare Orchid
Heberle’s Bird Orchid
Heberle’s Donkey Orchid
Heberle’s Spider Orchid
Helena River Snail 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
Intermediate Enamel Orchid
Ironcaps Spider Orchid
Island Point Spider Orchid
Island Spider Orchid
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
Kemerton Pansy Orchid
King Leek Orchid
King Spider Orchid
Kneeling Hammer Orchid
Lake Muir Blood Orchid
Lake Muir Spider Orchid
Large Gnat Orchid
Large-hooded Rufous Greenhood
Late Bird Orchid
Late Donkey Orchid
Late Hammer Orchid
Late Spider Orchid
Late White Spider Orchid
Laughing Leek Orchid
Lavender 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 Esperance Bee Orchid
Little Frog Orchid
Little Laughing Leek Orchid
Little Leek Orchid
Little Pink Fairy
Little Pink Fan Orchid
Little White Spider Orchid
Lodge’s Spider Orchid
Lonely Hammer Orchid
Long-sepalled Snail Orchid
Lort River Snail Orchid
Lost Hammer Orchid
Majestic Spider Orchid
Mallee Banded Greenhood
Mallee Beard Orchid
Man Orchid
Manypeaks Snail Orchid
Margaret River Spider Orchid
Mauve Rare Orchid
Mehinup Bird 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
Mt Chudalup Snail Orchid
Murchison Rufous Greenhood
Muir Highway Bird Orchid
Murdoch Snail 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 Bee Orchid
Northern Coastal Donkey Orchid
Northern Darting Spider Orchid
Northern Dwarf Spider Orchid
Northern Queen of Sheba
Northern Sandplain Spider Orchid
Nyabing Spider Orchid
Ochre Spider Orchid
Ornate Spider Orchid
Outback Spider Orchid
Painted Rufous Greenhood
Pale China Orchid
Pale Donkey Orchid
Pale Pink Fairy
Pansy Orchid
Patricia’s Spider Orchid
Pauline’s Laughing Leek Orchid
Paynes Find Rufous Greenhood
Peat Helmet Orchid
Pendant Spider Orchid
Perenjori 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
Plumed Bird Orchid
Pointing Spider Orchid
Potato Orchid
Pouched Leek Orchid
Powder-blue China Orchid
Primrose Spider Orchid
Prisoner Orchid
Protruding 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
Ravensthorpe Snail Orchid
Ray Spider Orchid
Reaching Spider Orchid
Reclining Spider Orchid
Red Beaks
Red-lipped Bunny Orchid
Red-sepalled Snail Orchid
Red-veined Shell orchid
Rigid White Spider Orchid
Robust Snail Orchid
Rock Spider Orchid
Rose Spider Orchid
Rough – lipped Snail Orchid
Round-leafed Bunny Orchid
Ruby Spider Orchid
Ruddy Hood
Rufous Greenhood
Rusty Spider Orchid
Salt Lake Rufous Greenhood
Salt Lake Spider Orchid
Sandhill Helmet Orchid
Sandhill Spider Orchid
Sandplain Donkey Orchid
Sandplain Duck Orchid
Sandplain Sun Orchid
Sandplain White Spider Orchid
Scarp Bunny Orchid
Scarp Sun Orchid
Scented Mignonette Orchid
Scented Sun Orchid

Scott River Spider Orchid
Sedge-loving Donkey Orchid
Semaphore Spider Orchid
Shirt Orchid
Short-eared Snail Orchid
Short-leaved Bunny Orchid
Short-nosed Donkey Orchid
Short-sepalled Spider Orchid
Shy Frog Greenhood
Shy Greenhood
Shy Spider Orchid
Shy Sun Orchid
Sigmoid Spider Orchid
Silky Blue Orchid
Sinuous Bird Orchid
Slender Bunny Orchid
Slender Hammer Orchid
Slender-leafed Duck Orchid
Slender Mignonette Orchid
Slender Rufous Greenhood
Slender Snail Orchid
Slender Spider Orchid
Slender Sun Orchid
Slipper Orchid
Small Banded Greenhood
Small Clubbed Snail Orchid
Small Dragon Orchid
Small-flowered Donkey 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
Sooty Rufous Greenhood
South African Orchid
South Coast Donkey Orchid
South Coast Mignonette Orchid
South Coast Spider Orchid
Southern Curly Locks
Southern Forest Spider Orchid
Southern Queen of Sheba
Southern Underground Orchid
Southern White Spider Orchid
South West Granite Snail Orchid
Spectacled Donkey Orchid
Spectacular Spider Orchid
Splendid Spider Orchid
Spoon-lipped Rufous Greenhood
Star Orchid
Stark White Spider Orchid
Start’s Spider Orchid
Striped Rufous Greenhood
Stumpy Spider Orchid
Sugar Candy Orchid
Sugar Orchid
Summer Spider Orchid
Swamp Beard Orchid
Swamp Bunny Orchid
Swamp Bee Orchid
Swamp Leek Orchid
Swamp Lilac Sun Orchid
Swamp Mignonette Orchid
Swamp Spider Orchid
Swamp Sun Orchid
Sweet Mignonette Orchid
Talbot’s Spider Orchid
Tall Bee Orchid
Tall Donkey Orchid
Tall Leek Orchid
Tall Snail Orchid
Tangled Spider Orchid
Tenterden Yellow Spider Orchid
Thick-sepalled Snail Orchid
Tiger Orchid
Tinged Spider Orchid
Tuart Rufous Greenhood
Tuart Spider Orchid
Twisted Sun Orchid
Vanilla Orchid
Underground Orchid
Wallflower 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
Wheatbelt 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
Yellow Tufted Sun Orchid
Yerina Springs Spider Orchid
York Sun Orchid
Yuna Spider Orchid
Zebra Orchid