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

Photo by Th. Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold LATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Dark Yellow Caladenia - The Ochre Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in coastal forests and woodlands at elevations around 10 to 50 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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