Thelymitra magnifica Jeanes 2006 Photo by Ron & Beth Kinsey and their The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Magnificent Thelymitra - In Australia The Crystal Brook Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia at elevations of 80 to 150 meters in in Wandoo woodlands among low scrub as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the earlier spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 2 to 8 flowered inflorescence with several small bracts.


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