Dipodium punctatum

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Dipodium punctatum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Cymbidiinae
Genus: Dipodium
Species: Dipodium punctatum


Dipodium punctatum (Sm.) R.Br. (1810)


  • Basionym
    • Dendrobium punctatum Sm., Exot. Bot. i. 21. t. 12. (1804)
  • Homotypic
    • Wailesia punctata (Sm.) G.Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. iv. C: 191 (1887)


This species is noted as a synonym of Dipodium squamatum by Govaerts (et al.) (2014), whereas Pridgeon (et al.) (2009) suggest it is the type species.


  • Brown, R.. (1810). Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 331.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Dipodium punctatum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 23.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 65 ff. Oxford University Press.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hyacinth orchid, blotched hyacinth-orchid
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