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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Jawa to New Zealand and New Caledonia.

Native to:

Antipodean Is., Chatham Is., Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Philippines, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Thelymitra J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gunn, R.C. [944], Tasmania K000062008 syntype
Gunn, R.C. [938], Tasmania K000062007 lectotype

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 97 (1776)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2001). Orchidoideae (Part 1) Genera Orchidacearum 2: 1-416. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0