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Thelymitra sp.

A sun orchid at Gungaderra Grasslands

Thelymitra sp. at Gungaderra Grasslands - 4 Nov 2020
Thelymitra sp. at Gungaderra Grasslands - 4 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Thelymitra sp. 23 Nov 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Thelymitra sp. 4 Nov 2020 DPRees125

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Author's notes

Flower and leaf of same plant


MattM wrote:
   4 Nov 2020
I am not so sure about this one. I key this out to T. brevifolia on VicFlora, but the leaf seems so narrow I am not convinced. Would you happen to have more images, or know if the underside of the leaf was ribbed?
   5 Nov 2020
Seems like one of the larger flower ones, no? What about Thely nuda?
DPRees125 wrote:
   5 Nov 2020
No, it is not one of the large flowered plant, flowers slightly bigger (i.e. more open) than the T. brevifolia already ID'd earlier from this site
DPRees125 wrote:
   5 Nov 2020
I do not recall that the leaf on this plant was ribbed, photos taken would suggest it is not
MattM wrote:
   5 Nov 2020
I probably got T. brevifolia when I assumed the flower was small and followed that path down the key.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 4 Nov 2020 12:03 PM Recorded on
  • DPRees125 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 10cm to 30cm Plant height
  • True In flower
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