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Plump sun orchid - Thelymitra batesii

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  1. Elegant! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Thank you ,Ferdy Posted 6 months ago
  2. so lovely! Posted 6 months ago

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''Thelymitra batesii'', commonly called the plump sun orchid, is a species of orchid that is endemic to South Australia. It has a single fleshy, channelled, dark green leaf and up to eight mauve to bluish purple flowers that are pinkish with darker stripes on the back. The unopened flower buds are distinctly plump.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Oct 21, 2020. Captured Oct 21, 2020 12:16 in Unnamed Road, Ashbourne SA 5157, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO400
  • 64mm