Caladenia incrassata Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001SUBGENUS Calonema Photography byA. P. Brown. 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

Part Shade Cold LATEWinter EARLIER Spring

Common Name The Swollen Caladenia - The Puppet Clown Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in under shrubs on southern slopes of ironstone hills and in seasonal watercourses or on granite outcrops at elevations around 250 to 400 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the later winter and earlier spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Calonema incrassatum (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis incrassata (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis incrassata (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus incrassatus (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis incrassata photo good

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