Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Diuris carectum
Orchidaceae Juss.
Diuris carectum D.L.Jones & C.J.French , legitimate, scientific
Jones, D.L. & French, C.J. (2016), Eight new species in the Diuris corymbosa Lindley complex (Orchidaceae) from Western Australia. Australian Orchid Review 81(2): 46 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Western Australia, Irwin District, Track parallel to Great Northern Highway, south of Binnu wheat bin, 30 Aug. 2004, C.J.French 5765 (holo CANB 653932; iso PERTH)."
  • APC Dist.: WA
  • Etymology: "From the Latin carectum, a sedgy place, in reference to the preference of this species to grow up through the protection of sedges."
Percy-Bower, J.M. & Parker, C.M. (16 March 2017), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2016. Nuytsia 28: 121 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (28 February 2018), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Diuris sp. 'Murchison River' [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: WA
Jones, D.L. (January 2021), Native Orchids of Australia Edn. 3: 250 [secondary reference]
common name: Murchison River Donkey Orchid [n/a]
Brown, A. (19 July 2022), The Complete Orchids of Western Australia 1: 256 [secondary reference]
common name: Sedge-loving Donkey Orchid [n/a]
  • Etymology: "From the Latin carectum (a sedgy place), in reference to the sedge habit of this species."
Percy-Bower, J.M. & Parker, C.M. (21 March 2023), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2022. Nuytsia 34: 9 [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Diuris carecta D.L.Jones orth. var.