Thelymitra gregaria D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1998

Inflorescence Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Insignificant Thelymitra - Basalt Sun Orchid - The Clumping Sun Orchid

Flower Size .8" to 1.6" [2.2 to 4 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia at elevations of 150 to 250 meters among grass tussocks in grasslands as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 sterile bracts


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