!Thelymitra longifolia J. & G. Forst. 1775 Photo by Kent and The Terrestrial Orchid Gallery

Part Sun Cold LATERSpring

Common Name The Long-Leafed Thelymitra

Flower Size

Found in New Zealand and Norfolk Island as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring

Synonyms Serapias regularis G.Forst. 1786; Thelymitra alba Colenso 1886; Thelymitra cornuta Colenso 1887 publ. 1888; Thelymitra forsteri Sw. 1800; Thelymitra longifolia var. alba (Colenso) Cheeseman 1925; Thelymitra longifolia var. forsteri Hatch 1952; Thelymitra nemoralis Colenso 1885

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001