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Thelymitra apiculata

 

Thelymitra apiculata – Cleopatra’s Needles

Due to the obvious relationships with the Queen of Sheba, T. variegata it was named as a variety of that species. David Jones and Mark Clements later elevated it to specific rank on the basis that the leaf is often curved rather than spirally twisted and the erect column lobes have distinct needle-like points.

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