Caladenia curtisepala D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Petalochilus

Photo by Denis Wilson and The Wikipedia Website

Part Shade ColdSpring

Common Name The Short Sepal Caladenia - The Short Hooded Fingers Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .6" [1 to 1.4 cm]

Found in New South Wales in heathlands among low shrubs at elevations of 100 to 450 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring ona n erect, 2 to 7.2" [5 to 18 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Petalochilus curtisepalus (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 curtisepala photo fide;