A Citizen Science project supported by :: Local Land Services :: Shoalhaven City Council :: Shoalhaven Landcare :: Gondwana Coast Fossil Walk :: Milton Rural Landcare
Home Plants Orchids

OrchidDipodium roseum

Pink Hyacinth Orchid at Meroo National Park

Dipodium roseum at Meroo National Park - 26 Dec 2018

Identification history

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

About 20 + flowering along track behind North Beach, Bawley Point. Guessing that it's D. punctatum.

4 comments

   26 Dec 2018
Difficult to confirm this as I really need to see the flower and labellum in detail to tell the difference betwenn these two hyacinth orchids. Can you upload an enlargement of one flower?
Marg wrote:
   26 Dec 2018
I'll see what I can do!
   13 Jan 2019
Zooming in on the photo I can see the backward curled petal tips characteristic of D. roseum. I compared it with my shots of roseum and punctatum and it fits the former a lot better. D. roseum can be slightly spotty, as this is.
Marg wrote:
   13 Jan 2019
Thanks, Jackie. I didn't manage to get back to it for another photo.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • Yes Flowering
  • 26 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • Marg Recorded by

323992 sightings of 6592 species in 875 locations from 439 members
operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia | privacy