Duyvenbode's lory is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidaefamily. The color is generally dark brown. The forehead is yellow blending to greyish-brown; a hint of violet on hind-crown and nape. The lower back and rump violet-blue. The throat is yellow blending to grayish-brown. The breast: blackish brown on upper portion. The bend of wing and front edge are bright yellow. The wing brown with violet sheen. The thighs orange-yellow. The undertail is dark violet and olive and the uppertail is olive-yellow. The legs are gray-black. The irises are dark reddish-brown.