Golden orchid (species: Dendrobium discolor) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dendrobium discolor
Golden orchid


©Anne Hoggett: Dendrobium discolor at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Dendrobium discolor flowers and buds at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Dendrobium discolor at South Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Orchidaceae
Genus Dendrobium
Species Dendrobium discolor

Colours

         

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Abundant on the upper slopes of Cook's Look, in granite crevices.

Web resources

References

  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and M. Dufrene (1999). Flora and vegetation of Turtell V, Turtell Islands Group (Queensland, Australia), Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg./ Bull. Nat. Plantentuin Belg., 67: 45-97. LIRS catalog number 577.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.