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

Photography by I & M Greeve . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation (http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/help/copyright). Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 and The Flora Base Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Incense Smelling Caladenia - The Glistening Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3.2 to 5.6" [8 to 14 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia near streams flats and on granite outcrops often in shrublands at elevations around 50 to 300 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying strongly scented flowers.

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

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