Seeds of South Australia
Thelymitra grandiflora (Orchidaceae)
Scented Sun-orchid
List of species for Thelymitra
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [on Range Rd, found recently in flower; 2 pops known; grows amongst yakka]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [Mt Billy ]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Near Threatened   [stronghold for this sp; flowers after prescribed burns]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Critically Endangered   (IUCN: CR A2a; D)   (Definite Decline)   [Population in definite decline, less than 50 individuals.]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN C2a(i))   (Definite Decline)   [Mt Remarkable, most viable subpop. Definite decline.]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [northern edge of range; grows at base of rocks]
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]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
500000
500000
53-Dec-2007RJB76042
Southern Lofty
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.