Salmon Sun-orchid
Flower, Whole
Murray-Darling Region, SA
Grey Hare's Ear
Bushy, ~150mm tall
 
                      
Salmon Sun-orchid (Thelymitra rubra)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Orchids
Order: Asparagus (Asparagales)
Family: Orchid (Orchidaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Salmon Sun-orchid (Thelymitra rubra)
This Photo:     Flower, Centre
Other name: Common Pink Sun-orchid

Thank you Judy and Rob Peters for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray-Darling, SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Oct-2010
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray-Darling, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)