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

Inflorescence Photos byColin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Not Slim Thelymitra - The Heathland Sun Orchid - The Coastal Sun Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Victoria and Tasmania Australia at elevations of sea level to 50 meters in coastal and near coastal heathland and heathy forests as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 sterile bracts


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