Thelymitra aristata

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Thelymitra aristata


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Thelymitrinae
Genus: Thelymitra
Species: Thelymitra aristata


Thelymitra aristata Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 521 (1840)


  • Heterotypic
    • Thelymitra angustifolia Hook.f., Fl. Tasman. 2: 5 (1858), nom. illeg.
    • Thelymitra murdochiae Nicholls, Vict. Naturalist 50: 219 (1934)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1840. The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants 521.

Additional references[edit]

  • Jeanes, J.A. 2011. Resolution of the Thelymitra aristata (Orchidaceae) complex of south-eastern Australia. Muelleria 29(2): 110–129. PDF. Reference page.  page 119 ff
  • St George, I. (2008) The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list: 2008. The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8–19.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Great sun orchid
فارسی: ارکیده خورشیدی بزرگ

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