Bot. Reg. 9: t.774A & B (1823-1824) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Perennial herb to 2.5 m high. Leaves somewhat leathery, lanceolate, to 40 cm long and 15 cm wide; apex acuminate. Inflorescence spike-like, 25–35 cm long; bracts narrow, not overlapping, each subtending 1–2 flowers. Flowers bright yellow, pleasantly scented; labellum spathulate, bright yellow; staminodes obolanceolate; stamen twice the length of labellum, bright red. Capsule c. 15 mm long, inner surface orange; seeds with bright red aril.
*GipP, *HSF. Native to India, commonly grown in cultivation, naturalised in the Dandenong ranges and Mornington Peninsula south-east of Melbourne.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|