Caladenia atrata D.L.Jones 1994 SUBGENUS Stegostyla ( D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. ) Szlach. 2003 Photo by Tindo2 and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Flat Black Caladenia - The Dark Caps Orchid

Flower Size 1/2 to .64" [1.2 to 1.6 cm]

Found in Tasmania in open forests amongst shrubs at elevations around sealevel to 400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4.8 to 8" [12 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence and carrying flowers with a lemon scent.

Synonyms Stegostyla atrata (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Petalochilus tonellii photo fide;