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

Photo by Uncle Pedro and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

C exilis ssp vanleeuweni

Photos by Wildernesscam and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Slim Caladenia - The Salt Lake Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in sparse Jarrah forests at elevations around 200 to 350 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6.4 to 10" [16 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Caladenia exilis subsp. vanleeuwenii Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001; Calonema exile (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonema exile subsp. vanleeuwenii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis exilis (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis exilis subsp. vanleeuwenii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis exilis (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Jonesiopsis exilis subsp. vanleeuwenii (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 exilis photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis exilis ssp vanleeuweni photo good;

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