The Tall Donkey Orchid is a terrestrial, tuberous, perennial orchid that grows up to 105 cm tall. The species has between three and eight widely spaced pale yellow flowers, 3-4.5 cm long and 2.3-3.5 cm wide. It often forms dense colonies.
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Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Diuris drummondii
Threats The main identified threats to Tall Donkey Orchid include inappropriate fire regimes and changes in the water table.