Caladenia chapmanii Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name Chapman's Caladenia - Chapman's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12cm]

Found in Western Australia in wandoo woodlands and she-oak thickets at elevations of 30 to 350 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 8 to 18" [20 to 45 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Calonema chapmanii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis chapmanii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis chapmanii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus chapmanii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

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

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