The tribe Diurideae is part of the family Orchidaceae, sub-family Orchidoideae.

The tribe Diurideae assembles geophytic terrestrial orchids that reach their highest level of diversity in Australasia and South America.

They are characterized by the presence of prominent root-stem tuberoids and similarities in floral morphology, particularly one erect anther, attached to the top of the column by a shortened filament.


  • Acianthinae
  • Caladeniinae
  • Cryptostylidinae
  • Diuridinae
  • Drakaeinae
  • Megastylidinae
  • Prasophyllinae
  • Rhizanthellinae
  • Thelymitrinae

The genus Diuris is the typus.