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

Inflorescence Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold Winter

Common Name The Winter Blooming Thelymitra - In Australia The Green Sun Orchid - The Winter Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1.2" to 1.8" [3 to 4.5 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia at elevations of 30 to 60 meters among shrubs in heathlands as a small to jut medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence with 2 sterile bracts

Synonyms Thelymitra ixioides var. subdifformis Nicholls 1945

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as T ixioides var subdifformis drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo ok