Thelymitra pulchella

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Thelymitra pulchella


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 pulchella


Thelymitra pulchella Hook.f., Fl. Nov.-Zel. 1: 244 (1853)


  • Heterotypic
    • Thelymitra concinna Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 20: 207 (1888)
    • Thelymitra fimbriata Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 22: 490 (1889 publ. 1890)
    • Thelymitra pachyphylla Cheeseman, Man. New Zealand Fl.: 1151 (1906)
    • Thelymitra caesia Petrie, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 51: 107 (1918 publ. 1919)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales, Victoria.
    • New Zealand
      • Chatham Islands, North and South Islands New Zealand.

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


Primary references[edit]

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: Striped sun orchid

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