Caladenia caesarea (Domin) M.A.Clem. & Hopper 1989 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Common Name The Grand Caladenia - The Cape Mustard Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 300 meters in shrubs in open areas of Wandoo woodlands as a small to medium szied, cold growing terrestrial with a single, pilose, narrowly linear leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Caladenia caesarea subsp. maritima Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001; Caladenia caesarea subsp. transiens Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001; Caladenia filamentosa var. caesarea Domin 1912; Calonema caesareum (Domin) Szlach. 2001; Calonema caesareum subsp. maritimum (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonema caesareum subsp. transiens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis caesarea (Domin) Szlach. 2001; ; Jonesiopsis caesarea (Domin) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Jonesiopsis caesarea subsp. maritima (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Jonesiopsis caesarea subsp. transiens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis caesarea photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis caesarea ssp maritima photo ok; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis caesarea ssp transiens photo ok

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