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

Lip Detail

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

Part Shade Cold Winter EARLIER Spring

Common Name Foote's Caladenia - Herb's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in wandoo woodlands and winter wet areas in shrublands at elevations around 150 to 250 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the winter and earlier spring on an erect, 2.4 to 8.8" [6 to 22 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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

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