Dipodium elegantulum D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by MC 4102 and Wikimedia Commons Website

Part Sun Cold LATER Winter Spring

Common Name The Elegant Dipodium - In Australia The Elegant Hyacinth Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Queensland at elevations of 300 to 800 meters in sparse open forests and grassy woodlands as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, large, deeply ribbed leaf that is fully developed at blooming and occuring in the later winter and spring on an erect, 20 to 32" [50 to 80 cm] long, 20 to 60 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide