The Orchids of Western Australia

Thelymitra villosa

 

Thelymitra villosa – Custard Orchid

Although this species has similar large yellow flowers to the Leopard Orchid, Thelymitra benthamiana and Freckled Sun Orchid, T. sargentii the distinctive shape of its column and its broad, short leaf should leave little doubt as to its identity, particularly as it is the only Western Australian Sun Orchid to have a hairy leaf.

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