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Purple Hyacinth Orchid ( Diodium punctatum )  Australia,Blotched hyacinth orchid,Dipodium punctatum,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Purple Hyacinth Orchid ( Diodium punctatum )

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    comments (4)

  1. Very beautiful! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Posted one year ago
  2. It looks too beautiful to be labelled “common”! Posted one year ago
    1. Yes in a way it is a sad name. Thank you Posted one year ago

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''Dipodium punctatum'', commonly known as the blotched hyacinth-orchid, is a leafless orchid that is a native to eastern and south-eastern continental Australia. In summer it produces a tall flowering stem with up to sixty pale to bright pink flowers with heavy red blotches. A widespread and common species it is often confused with ''D. roseum'' and some authorities regard it as a synonym of ''D. squamatum''.

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Uploaded Dec 19, 2018. Captured Dec 18, 2018 19:58 in Benowie Walking Track, Hornsby Heights NSW 2077, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO3200
  • 172mm