King orchid is a native species of NSW, however, Lord Howe Island is outside of its native range. This species is declared on Lord Howe Island in order to protect the island's unique World Heritage Listed ecosystem.
The Rock Lily is an orchid that has succulent spreading stemps thickest near the base and tapering markedly towards the top. Its roots are smooth and creeping and its leaves are smooth and leathery. Beautiful flower spikes appear in August through to October and contain 20-115 light yellow flowers.
Rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au (2014). Dendrobium speciosum - Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust - Sydney, Australia. Available at: http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/education/Resources/bush_foods/Dendrobium_speciosum. Accessed 25 Nov. 2014.
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Regionally Controlled Weed
The plant must be fully and continuously suppressed and destroyed