Thelymitra nervosa Colenso 1887 publ. 1888 Photo by Michael Pratt and The New Zealand Native Orchids Website

Full sun Cold Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Nerved Thelymitra

Flower Size .65" [1.5 cm]

Found in New Zealand in lowland to subalpine forest margins, clay banks, and open areas amongst scrub at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a long, channeled, prominently keeled, single leaf that blooms in the spring through early summer on an erect, to 16" [40 cm] long, to 10 flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Thelymitra decora Cheeseman 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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