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Diuris punctata

Diuris punctata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Diuridinae
Genus: Diuris
Species: D. punctata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Diuris punctata
Sm. 1804


Diuris punctata is an species in the genus Diuris.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with several 5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the grasslands and woodlands of Australia

CultureEdit

Pot in a well drain mix made with of sand, garden soil, perlite, and peat. Plants require bright light and cool temperatures. Water regularly during growing season. During dormancy, the mix dry and until plant begins to sprout. Slowly water the plant until it starts to grows and water regularly.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Spotted Diuris

SynonymsEdit

  1. Diuris daltonii (C.Walter) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2004
  2. Diuris dendrobioides Fitzg. 1882
  3. Diuris elongata Sw. 1805
  4. Diuris lilacina F.Muell. ex Lindl. 1854
  5. Diuris punctata f. sulphurea (Rupp) Dockrill 1964
  6. Diuris punctata var. daltonii C.Walter 1907
  7. Diuris punctata var. sulphurea Rupp 1944

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