Common Names

This is a list of all the common names of orchid species portrayed on this website. As some orchids have more than one common name, they will be on this list more than once.

Albany Spider Orchid
Alcock's Duck Orchid
Ant Orchid
Antelope Orchid
Arrowsmith Spider Orchid
Autumn Leek Orchid
Azure Sun Orchid
Baby Blue Orchid
Ballerina Orchid
Banded Greenhood
Beak Orchids
Beard Orchids
Bearded Bird Orchid
Bee Orchid
Bell Orchid
Big Clubbed Spider Orchid
Bird Orchid
Bloated Bird Orchid
Blood Spider Orchid
Blue Beard
Blue China Orchid
Blue Fairy Orchid
Blue Lady
Blue Orchids
Blue Sun Orchid
Blushing Spider Orchid
Boyup Beard Orchid
Bristly Donkey Orchid
Broad-billed Duck Orchid
Broad-lipped Spider Orchid
Brockman's Duck Orchid
Brookton Highway Cowslip
Brookton Highway Spider Orchid
Bronze Leek Orchid
Brown-veined Shell Orchid
Bunny Orchids
Butterfly Orchid
Canning Vale Bee Orchid
Cape Spider Orchid
Carbunup King Spider Orchid
Carousel Spider Orchid
Chameleon Spider Orchid
Cherry Spider Orchid
Chapman's Spider Orchid
Chapman Valley White Spider Orchid
Chestnut Sun Orchid
Christine's Spider Orchid
Christmas Leek Orchid
Christmas Spider Orchid
Cinnamon Sun Orchid
Cleopatra's Needles
Clown Orchid
Club-lipped Spider Orchid
Clubbed Spider Orchid
Coastal Banded Greenhood
Coastal White Spider Orchid
Collie Spider Orchid
Common Bunny Orchid
Common Donkey Orchid
Common Dragon Orchid
Common Mignonette Orchid
Common Spider Orchid
Cossack Spider Orchid
Crab-lipped 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 Donkey Orchid
Dainty Leek Orchid
Dancing Spider Orchid
Darling Range Banded Greenhood
Dark Banded Greenhood
Dark Leek Orchid
Dark Mignonette Orchid
Dark-tipped Spider Orchid
Darting Spider Orchid
Diamond Spider Orchid
Donkey Orchids
Dragon Orchid
Drooping Spider Orchid
Duck Orchids
Dunsborough Donkey Orchid
Dunsborough Spider Orchid
Dwarf Bird Orchid
Dwarf Common Spider Orchid
Dwarf Hammer Orchid
Dwarf Pink Fairy Orchid
Dwarf Shell Orchid
Dwarf Spider Orchid
Dwarf Zebra Orchid
Eastern Curly Locks
Eastern Queen of Sheba
Elbow Orchid
Elegant Spider Orchid
Enamel Orchids
Esperance White Spider Orchid
Exotic Spider Orchid
Exserted Rufous 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 Donkey Orchid
Giant Spider Orchid
Glistening Spider Orchid
Glossy-leafed Hammer Orchid
Gnat Orchid
Grand Spider Orchid
Granite Duck Orchid
Granite Spider Orchid
Granite Sun Orchid
Grass-leafed Spider Orchid
Green Spider Orchid
Green-veined Shell Orchid
Hammer Orchids
Hare Orchid
Hairy Rufous Orchid
Hairy-stemmed Snail Orchid
Heberle's Spider Orchid
Helmet Orchids
Hinged Dragon Orchid
Hoffman's Spider Orchid
Hooded Leek Orchid
Hort's Duck Orchid
Humped Leek Orchid
Inland Leek Orchid
Island Point Spider Orchid
Jackson's Sun Orchid
Joseph's Spider Orchid
Jug Orchid
Kalbarri Shell Orchid
Kalbarri Spider Orchid
King Leek Orchid
Karri Cowslip
Karri Spider Orchid
King Leek Orchid
King Spider Orchid
Kneeling Hammer Orchid
Late Hammer Orchid
Late Northern Sun Orchid
Late Spider Orchid
Laughing Leek Orchid
Lazy Spider Orchid
Leafless Orchid
Leaping Spider Orchid
Leek Orchids
Lemon-scented Sun Orchid
Lemon Spider Orchid
Leopard Orchid
Lilac Sun Orchid
Limestone Spider Orchid
Little Laughing Leek Orchid
Little Pink Fan Orchid
Lonely Hammer Orchid
Mallee Banded Greenhood
Mallee Beard 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
Mosquito Orchids
Murdoch Snail Orchid
Mustard Orchid
Nanny Goat Orchid
Narrow-hooded Shell Orchid
Narrow-lipped Hammer Orchid
Narrow-lipped Dragon Orchid
Noble Spider Orchid
Northampton Midget Greenhood
Northern Darting Spider Orchid
Northern Dwarf Spider Orchid
Northern Queen of Sheba
Nyabing Spider Orchid
Outback Spider Orchid
Painted Rufous Greenhood
Pansy Orchid
Patricia's Spider Orchid
Pendant Spider Orchid
Perenjori Spider Orchid
Pingaring Spider Orchid
Pink Bunny Orchid
Pink Beaks
Pink Candy Orchid
Pink Enamel Orchid
Pink Fairy
Pink Fan Orchid
Pink Spider Orchid
Plain Sun Orchid
Plum Orchid
Potato Orchid
Pouched Leek Orchid
Primrose Spider Orchid
Prisoner Orchid
Puppet Orchid
Purdie's Donkey Orchid
Purple Enamel Orchid
Purple Pansy Orchid
Purple Veined Spider Orchid
Pygmy Orchid
Queen of Sheba
Quindanning Spider Orchid
Rabbit Orchid
Rare Leek Orchid
Rattle Beaks
Ray Spider Orchid
Reaching Spider Orchid
Recurved Shell Orchid
Red Beaks
Red-sepalled Snail Orchid
Red-veined Shell Orchid
Robust Snail Orchid
Ruby Spider Orchid
Ruddy Hood
Rusty Spider Orchid
Sandhill Helmet Orchid
Sandhill Spider Orchid
Sandplain White Spider Orchid
Scented Leek Orchid
Scented Sun Orchid
Scott River Spider Orchid
Seaton Ross Spider Orchid
Shirt Orchid
Short-eared Snail 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 Snail Orchid
Slender Spider Orchid
Slender Sun Orchid
Slipper Orchid
Small Dragon Orchid
Small Helmet Orchid
Small Mantis Orchid
Smooth-billed Duck Orchid
Smooth-Lipped Spider Orchid
South African Orchid*
Southern Curly Locks
Southern Queen of Sheba
Spider Orchids
Splendid Spider Orchid
Spoon-lipped Rufous Greenhood
Star Orchid
Stark White Spider Orchid
Start's Spider Orchid
Stout Leek Orchid
Stumpy Spider Orchid
Sugar Candy Orchid
Sugar Orchid
Sun Orchids
Swamp Beard Orchid
Swamp Bunny Orchid
Swamp Donkey 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
Tiger Orchid
Tongue Orchid
Tuart Rufous Orchid
Tuart Spider Orchid
Twisted Sun Orchid
Underground Orchid
Vanilla Orchid
Wallflower Orchid
Walpole Spider Orchid
Warty Hammer Orchid
Wandoo Beard Orchid
Wandoo Sun Orchid
Western Tiny Blue Orchid
Western Wheatbelt Donkey Orchid
Western Wispy Spider Orchid
Wheatbelt Zebra Orchid
Wheatbelt Dragon Orchid
White China Orchid
White Fairy Orchid
White Mignonette Orchid
White Spider Orchid
William's Spider Orchid
Winter Donkey Orchid
Winter Spider Orchid
Yalgorup Donkey Orchid
Yawning Leek Orchid
Yellow China Orchid
Yellow Granite Donkey Orchid
Yellow Spider Orchid
York Sun Orchid
Yuna Spider Orchid
Zebra Orchid

The following names are what are known as named hybrids. Many of them were originally named as species before it was discovered that they were hybrids. Some of the hybrids featured on this website have no common names and hence are not on this list. (They are found on the scientific name list)

Bent Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Lazy Spider Orchid and any of the Wispy Spider Orchid
Curly Orange Orchid (Hybrid between the Eastern Curly Locks and the Lemon-scented Sun Orchid
Dragonfly Orchid (Hybrid between the Butterfly Orchid and the Dragon Orchid
Enigmatic Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Dragon Orchid and one of the White Spider Orchids
Green Dragon Orchid (Hybrid between the Green Spider Orchid and the Dragon Orchid
Hybrid Queen Orchid (Hybrid between the Northern Queen of Sheba and the Shirt Orchid
Lavendar Orchid (Hybrid between the Purple Veined Spider Orchid and any of the Wispy Spider Orchids
Prisoner Orchid (Hybrid between the Zebra Orchid and any of the Wispy Spider Orchid
Shy Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Cowslip and one of the White Spider Orchid group
Southern Forest Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Butterfly Orchid and one of the White Spider Orchid group
Spectacular Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Cowslip and one of the Pink Fairy group
Tinged Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Pink Candy Orchid and one of the White Spider Orchids
Wasp Orchid (Hybrid between the Ant Orchid and any of the Wispy Spider Orchids
Wheatbelt Spider Orchid (Hybrid between the Green Spider Orchid and one of the White Spider Orchids
Yellow Diamond Orchid (Hybrid between the Diamond Spider Orchid and the Margaret River Spider Orchid