Thelymitra albiflora Jeanes 2004 Photo by Colin & Misha Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The White Flowered Thelymitra - The White Sun Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in South Australia at elevations of sealevel to 500 meters in open forsts, woodlands, shrubland and heathlands as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, erect, basal, dark green leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 20" [15 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 10 flowered inflorescence with usually one sterile bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide