Thelymitra jacksonii Hopper & A.P.Br. ex Jeanes 2006 Photos by Ron & Beth Kinsey and their The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name Jackson's Thelymitra - In Australia Jackson's Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia at elevations of 50 to 80 meters in winter wet areas among shrubs as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 2 to 12 flowered inflorescence with several small bracts.


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