Thelymitra x mackibbinii F.Muell. 1881

Another Flower Aspect Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website


Common Name The Rush-leaf Sun Orchid - The Brilliant Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1 2/5" [3.5 cm]

Found in Victoria and possibly in South Australia at elevations of 150 to 250 meters in open forests in hilly districts as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, to 12" [30 cm] tall, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with 1 to 2 sterile bracts.

Synonyms Thelymitra chisholmii Nicholls 1941

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