Caladenia pygmaea (R.S.Rogers) R.J.Bates 2014 SUBGENUS Petalochilus Drawing by W H Nicholls

Common Name The Pygmy Caladenia

Flower Size

Found in Southern Australia, Tasmania, and Victoria Australia as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a slender, erect stem carrying a single, slightly hairy, narrowly linear, often as long as the scape leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Caladenia carnea var. pygmaea R.S.Rogers 1927; Petalochilus pygmaeus (R.S.Rogers) R.J.Bates 2016

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as C carnea var pygmaea drawing fide;

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