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Rosy hyacinth orchid - Dipodium roseum  Australia,Dipodium roseum,Eamw flora,Fraser trust reserve,Geotagged,Rosy hyacinth orchid,Summer,orchids Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Nice lil flower and nice shot Ernst! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you ,Alexander. It is this time in the year about the only orchid I can find. They love the heat. Posted 2 months ago
      1. I see Ernst, here you won‘t find anything because we have frost and snow! Posted 2 months ago
        1. Yes Alexander, I remember the cold frosty winters in Germany very well. I lived in the Hoch Eifel near the Belgian border and we had severe winters. Posted 2 months ago

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Dipodium roseum is a leafless saprophytic orchid found in east and south-eastern Australia. In summer it produces a tall flowering stem with up to fifty pale pink flowers with small, dark red spots. A widespread and common species it is often confused with "D. punctatum" but has darker, less heavily spotted flowers.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jan 27, 2023. Captured Jan 27, 2023 11:53 in Fraser Reserve-National Trust, Fraser Rd, Waitpinga SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO800
  • 186mm