Dipodium punctatum

Common name: 

Hyacinth Orchid

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, East Gippsland (KSVWZ) also NSW and possibly other States [3]

Map - Australia's Virtual Herbarium


Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Open-forest1

Flower description:

Pink with blotches1

Habit:

Terrestrial, saprophytic herb to 80 cm tall1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Flowers open widely (they are not bell-shaped) and have heavy blotches on the pink petals1

Images:
Image of Dipodium punctatum
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria