Thelymitra uliginosa Jeanes 2009 Photo by David Belfield and his The A To Z Visual Website

Full sun Cold Winter

Common Name The Marsh-Growing Thelymitra - In Australia The Swamp Curly Locks

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in dense shrubby vegetation at elevations of sea level to 100 meters as a minature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial witha single, spirally twisted, encircling the floral stem, basally reddish, often spotted, broad leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, wiry, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with a single sterile bract

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


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