Caladenia marginata Lindl. 1839 Photo by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Fragrance Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name The Rimmed Caladenia [refers to the papillae on the lip apex] - In Australia - The White Fairy Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in southwestern Australia as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, narrow, hairy leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers with an unpleasant scent.

Synonyms Caladenia latifolia var. angustifolia Benth. 1873; Caladenia latifolia var. glandula Ewart & B.Wood 1911; Caladenia marginata var. ochreata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1871; Caladenia ochreata Lindl. 1839; Caladenia paniculata Fitzg. 1882; Caladenia purdieana Andrews 1902; Caladeniastrum marginatum (Lindl.) Szlach. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide

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