Thelymitra latiloba Jeanes 2001 Photo by Ron and Beth Kinsey and their Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Broad Lobed Thelymitra - In Australia The Wandoo Shirt Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.84" [2 to 4.6 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 200 to 400 meters in Wandoo woodlands in leaf litter as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3.2 to 24" [8 to 60 cm] long, 2 to 12 flowered inflorescence usually with a single, sterile bract.


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