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Salmon sun orchid - Thelymitra ruba

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''Thelymitra rubra'', commonly called the salmon sun orchid or pink sun orchid, is a species of orchid endemic to southeastern Australia. It has a single thin, grass-like leaf and up to five salmon pink flowers with broad, toothed arms on the sides of the column. It is similar to ''T. carnea'' but the flowers are larger and the column arms are a different shape.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ernst
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Apr 17, 2020. Captured Oct 21, 2014 13:11 in 1135 Mornington-Flinders Rd, Red Hill VIC 3937, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/20.0
  • 1/1579s
  • ISO1600
  • 60mm