Thelymitra jonesii Jeanes 2001 Photo by Malcolm "Malwell" and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full sun Cold LATERWinter Spring

Common Name Jones' Thelymitra - In Australia The SkyBlue Sun Orchid

Flower Size .52 to 1.08" [1.3 to 2.7 cm]

Found in Tasmania in moist coastal heaths ad heathy forests in sandy loam and peaty soils at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a m iniature to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the later winter through late spring on an erect, 3.2 to 16" [8 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence with usually a single sterile bract


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