Thelymitra luteocilium Fitzg 1882

Another View Of Flower Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan

LATE through EARLIER

Common Name The Yellow Lashed Thelymitra - The Fringed Sun Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in South Australia Victoria State Australia as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring in situ on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with 2 sterile bracts.

This orchid is a natural hybrid between T. antennifera × T. luteocilium.

Synonyms Macdonaldia ×macmillanii (F.Muell.) Szlach. 1995

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

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