Thelymitra antennifera (Lindl.) Hook. f. 1858

Another Color Form

Habitat Photo Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

Another Color Form

Common Name The Antenna Thelymitra - The Rabbit Eared Sun Orchid - Lemon Orchid - Vanilla Sun Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm]

Found in Western Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia at elevations of sea level to 400 meters in shrubby to heathy areas growing in clay with wet winters and grows into large colonies in full sun with a terete t ochanneled single leaf that blooms in the winter and spring in nature on an erect, 10" [25 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence with lemon scented flowers.

Synonyms Macdonaldia antennifera Lindl 1840

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

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