Thelymitra incurva Jeanes 2012

Top View of Flower Photos by Colin and Misha Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website

Full sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Incurved Thelymitra - The Coastal Striped SUn Orchid - The Swamp Sun Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in New South Wales and Victoria Australia in heathlands and heathy forests at elevations of 40 to 100 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 8 to 24" [20 to 60 cm] long, 1 to 7 flwoered inflroescence with 2 to 3 sterile bracts

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

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