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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Australia (Australian Alps), New Zealand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Victoria

Thelymitra nervosa Colenso appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 8, 1991 Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000827538 holotype
Oct 8, 1991 Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000827539 holotype
Cooper, D. [8], New Zealand Thelymitra decora 43102.000

First published in Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 20: 207 (1887 publ. 1888)

Accepted by

  • St George, I. (2008). The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008 The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8-19.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Thelymitra longifolia.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0