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

Photography by S Clark. 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 Thursday, 30 August 2012 and The Flora Base Website

Part Shade Cold Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Lemon Yellow Caladenia - The Glistening Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in wandoo woodlands and among shrubs in well drained soil at elevations around 20 to 200 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 2 flowered inflorescence.

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

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