Thelymitra brevifolia Jeanes 2004

Another Flower Color Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

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Common Name The Peppertop Sun Orchid - The Short Leafed Sun Orchid

Flower Size 7/8" [2.2 cm]

Found in New South Wales, Victoria, ACT, South Australia and Tasmania in open woodlands and heathland at elevations of 5 to 1000 meters , as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, 10 to 24" [25 to 60 cm] tall, 2 to 20 flowered inflorescence with usually 2 sterile bracts

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

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