Genus Thelymitra

Group: 

Monocotyledon

Family: 
Genus description: 

Sun-orchids have a solitary, erect, channelled leaf sheathing at the base of the stem and 1-2 leafy stem bracts. The flowers are simple and all perianth segments similar in appearance. Identification is made through the column which varies considerably.

Thelymitra antennifera
Common names:
     Rabbit Ears
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Thelymitra aristata
Common names:
     Great Sun-orchid
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Thelymitra benthamiana
Common names:
     Blotched Sun-orchid
Thelymitra ixioides
Common names:
     Spotted Sun-orchid
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Thelymitra media
Common names:
     Sun-orchid
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