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Thelymitra malvina

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Thelymitrinae
Genus: Thelymitra
Species: Thel. malvina
Binomial name
Thelymitra malvina
M.A.Clem., D.L.Jones & Molloy 1989

Thelymitra malvina is an species in the genus Thelymitra.


Plants bloom in from spring to summer with three to twenty five 3.2 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the forest of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New Zealand at elevations of 10 to 300 meters


Plants grow in cool to intermediate conditions in full sunlight. Grow in a freely draining, dense mixture with partially composted organic matter. Plants can be potted in 80% perlite and 20% leaf litter. Water regularly during growing season and reduce with hold watering during dormancy. Seeds can be sprayed lightly during dormancy to prevent dehydration. The pH of the media should be 5 to 6.


Common Names:he Mallow Colored Thelymitra