Caladenia cracens D.L.Jones 1996 SUBGENUS Stegostyla ( D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. ) Szlach. 2003 Photo by David Tng and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The ? Caladenia - The Neat Caps Orchid

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

Found in Tasmania in lowland areas in moist to wettish sands, gravel and clay in shrubby forests at elevations around sealevel to 500 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3.2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence and carrying a flower with a sweet scent.

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

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