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Elegant Hyacinth Orchid
The Elegant Hyacinth Orchid is a fairly large terrestrial orchid from northern Queensland. The flowers are produced in clusters of up to sixty flowers on a spike in spring and summer from August to December. the individual flowers are pink with some darker spots on the petals and sepals. Like other terrestrial orchids, this species obtains its nutrients from fungus that inhabit the soil. The plant gets its common name from its superficial appearance to the Hyacinth.
grows in grassy woodland, open forest on well drained soils
Dipodium elegantulum is found in tropical north Queensland.
Height: 50cm - 80cm
|Common Name:||Elegant Hyacinth Orchid|
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