Thelymitra benthamiana

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Thelymitra benthamiana
Thelymitra benthamiana


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 benthamiana


Thelymitra benthamiana Rchb.f., Beitr. Syst. Pflanzenk.: 55 (1871)


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

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Rchb.f. 1871. Beitrage zur Systematischen Pflanzenkunde: 55.

Additional references[edit]

  • Jeanes, J.A. 2006. Resolution of the Thelymitra fuscolutea R. Br. (Orchidaceae) complex of southern Australia. Muelleria 24: 3–24. Reference page.  page 13 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: Leopard sun orchid, Leopard orchid

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