Thelymitra pauciflora

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Thelymitra pauciflora


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 pauciflora



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


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

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



Primary references

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

Additional references

  • Jeanes, J.A. 2004. A revision of the Thelymitra pauciflora R.Br. (Orchidaceae) complex in Australia. Muelleria 19: 19–79.
  • St George, I. 2008. The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008. The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8–19.

Vernacular names


English: Slender sun orchid

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