Thelymitra pallidiflora Jeanes 2004

Plant and Flower in situ Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

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Common Name The Pale-Flowered Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

Found in Victoria at elevations of 5 to 100 meters in sandy loams on heathy woodlands as a medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring in Australia on an erect, to 6 to 18" [15 to 45 cm] tall, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence with usually a single sterile bract.

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

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