Caladenia minor Hook.f. 1853 Photos by Gary Little Native Orchids Website

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Common Name The Least Caladenia - In New Zealand The Green Column Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found in Victoria and South Australia as well as the south island of New Zealand in lowland to subalpine scrub or track side in bush as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a long, thin, linear, single leaf on a pubescent stem that blooms in the later spring on a hairy, green, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Caladenia carnea var. minor (Hook.f.) Hatch 1945; Caladenia carnea var. pygmaea R.S.Rogers 1927; Caladenia catenata var. minor (Hook.f.) W.M.Curtis 1979; Petalochilus minor (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001;

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;

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