Caladenia dundasiae Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema

Lip Detail Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and his Retired Aussies Orchid Website

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name Dundas' Caladenia - Patricia's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in woodlands at elevations around 300 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Calonema dundasiae (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis dundasiae (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis dundasiae (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 dundasiae photo ok;

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