Diuris punctata Sm.

Exot. Bot. 1: 13, t.8 (1804-5) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Gold, GGr, NIS, VRiv, VVP, Wim.

All Victorian occurrences of D. punctata belong to the typical var. punctata, see variety profile for description. Diuris punctata var. sulfurea Rupp is sometimes recognised. This yellow-flowered plant is known from New South Wales.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-02-02
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2017-05-09
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Orchidaceae
genus Diuris
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Diuris punctata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Diuris punctata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory