Seeds of South Australia
Thelymitra arenaria (Orchidaceae)
List of species for Thelymitra
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Herbarium regions:
Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
Glenelg Plain (NCP02)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [(no records) taxonomic issues]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [(no records) taxonomic issues]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [(no records in BDBSA) flowers rarely open; sand plain sp.]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [flowers rarely open; sand plain sp.]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [(no records in BDBSA) flowers rarely open; sand plain sp.]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Data Deficient   [Sevenhill, Spring Gully, Tothill. Data defecient. Jeanes described species but Bates does not know species. Difficult to ID.]
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Thelymitra]
Name derivation:
Arenaria from the Latin 'arena' meaning sand; alluding to the species sandy habitat.
Plant description:
Flowering between October and December.