Thelymitra truncata R.S.Rogers 1917

Plant and Flower in situ Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Truncate Thelymitra - The Hybrid Sun Orchid

Flower Size 1." [2.5 cm]

Found in South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania Australia as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, 10 to18" [25 to 45 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence. A hybrid betweeen T ixioides and a member of the T pauciflora group.

Synonyms Thelymitra ixioides var. truncata (R.S.Rogers) Nicholls 1944

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as T ixioides var truncata drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo ok