OrchidDipodium roseum

Rosy hyacinth orchid at Farringdon, NSW

Dipodium roseum at Farringdon, NSW - 10 Jan 2018

Identification history

Orchid Dipodium roseum 13 Jan 2018 TonyWood
Orchid Dipodium roseum 13 Jan 2018 BettyDonWood756
Unidentified 10 Jan 2018 Christine713

Author's notes

I could not get close to it to find leaves near the ground. it appeared as if just the stalk coming from the ground with these flowers on the top 15cm or so, about 40-50cm tall.

2 comments

TonyWood wrote:
   13 Jan 2018
It is a semi-parasitic orchid and does not have leaves.
Christine713 wrote:
   14 Jan 2018
Thanks for that

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Heteronympha merope at Farringdon, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
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Myrmecia sp. (genus) at Farringdon, NSW - 21 Oct 2017
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Viola sp. at Farringdon, NSW - 21 Oct 2017
Heteromastix sp. (genus) at Farringdon, NSW - 21 Oct 2017
Argynnina cyrila at Farringdon, NSW - 21 Oct 2017
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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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