Thelymitra lucida Jeanes 2004 Photo by The Western Grampians Wildflowers Website

Full sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Shining Thelymitra - In Australia The SkyBlue Sun Orchid

Flower Size .64 to .96" [1.6 to 2.4 cm]

Found in Victoria and Tasmania in sedgy swamps often in standing water at elevations of sea level to 300 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 12 to 22" [15 to 55 cm] long, 1 to 7 flowered inflorescence with usually 2 sterile bracts.


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