Caladenia erythrochila Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Jonesiopsis

Lip Detail

Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and his Orchid Website

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Red Lipped Caladenia - The Lake Muir Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in sparse Jarrah forests at elevations around 250 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 8 to 10" [20 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

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