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Vappodes bigibba (Lindl. & Paxton) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
Previously known as Dendrobium bigibbum Lindl. var. bigibbum
Mauve Butterfly Orchid

This plant was growing on the tip of Cape York Peninsula.

Vappodes bigibba Vappodes bigibba
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant near coast
Location:Tip of Cape York, North Queensland Location:Tip of Cape York, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
  Date:9 June 2013 Date:9 June 2013
  Field No.:2185 Field No.:2185

References (accessed 27 December 2017):

Jones D.L., (2006) A complete guide to the Native Orchids of Australia including the the Island Territories: 417

Clements, M.A. (2003), Molecular phylogenetic systematics in the Dendrobiinae (Orchidaceae), with emphasis on Dendrobium section Pedilonum. Telopea 10(1): 280

Adams, Peter B. (2015), Dendrobium bigibbum (sect. Phalaenanthe) in Australia - analysis of diagnostic characters, review of taxa and a new classification. Kew Bulletin 70: 15


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Vappodes bigibba