Thelymitra carnea

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Thelymitra carnea


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 carnea


Thelymitra carnea R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 314 (1810)


  • Homotypic
    • Macdonaldia carnea (R.Br.) Szlach., Fragm. Florist. Geobot., Suppl. 3: 112 (1995)
  • Heterotypic
    • Thelymitra imberbis Hook.f., Fl. Nov.-Zel. 1: 244 (1853)
    • Thelymitra carnea var. imberbis (Hook.f.) Rupp & Hatch, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 70: 59 (1946)


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

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 314.

Additional references[edit]

  • 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: Tiny sun orchid

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