Thelymitra aff. variegata, grows in several places in the Stirling Range, Western Australia. The Queen of Sheba belongs to the sun orchid family and as the name suggests, the day needs to be warm and sunny to find this flower open.
eastern queen of sheba orchid flower plant thelymitra aff variegata stirling range western australia eve parry australian native plant
Wow!! This is beautiful!! Great lighting, color and detail!!
Thank you very much Blair.
That is stunning – wonderful capture
Thank you so much for your lovely comment.
So jealous that you found this one Eve, great shot
Thank you Kala. Could show you where this is if you are ever down this way when it’s in flower.
Great capture of this beautiful plant.
Thank you very much Judy.
Congratulations on your feature in my FUNGI AND FLOWER collection for 20.06.2012
Thank you so much for the feature Karen.
Fabulous example of a delightful small and rare wild orchid.
Thank you very much Antonia for you appreciated comment.
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Gorgeous orchid, great shot!
Thank you very much Glenn. It’s one of our favourite native orchids.
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