Dipodium variegatum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones SECTION Dipodium

Side View Of Flowers

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of Colin Rowan


Common Name The Variable Dipodium - Blotched Hyacynth Orchid

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found only in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria Australia in the Mallacoota area, at elevations up to 800 meters and located on coastal plains and hinterland hills, as a medium sized, cool to cold growing, leafless, mycoheterotrophic, terrestrial orchid that blooms in the Australian spring and early summer on an erect, many [15 to 50] flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide;