Thelymitra javanica Blume 1825 SUBGENUS Oxanthera

Plant and Flowers in situ Indonesia

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Flower

Photo by Gunung Butak

Full sun Cool Cold FALL

Common Name The Java Thelymitra

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Java and the Philippines on sparsely vegetative mountain slopes in sparse or acidic soils at elevations of 1400 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying a single, linear, acute leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, successively 2 to 18 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J. Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;