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Date of issue: 18 Sept 1986
Designer: O.Schmidinger and C.Stead

Plant: Thelymitra variegata

Family: Orchidaceae

Queen of Sheba Orchid
Ground orchid with single leaf to 10 cm long.
2-4 flowers on single stem to 40 cm tall.
Flowers variegated in shades of orange, red, yellow, pink, purple, and violet.
Occurs in south-western Western Australia.


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