Caladenia maritima D.L.Jones 1999 SECTION Petalochilus

Another Flower Aspect Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Common Name Ther Coastal Caladenia - The Angahook Fingers Caladenia - The Coastal Fingers Caladenia

Flower Size 1 3/4" [4.5 cm]

Found in Anglesea Victoria at elevations of 30 meters in stunted forests with a dense heathy understory as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, almost hairless leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] tall, pubescent, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Petalochilus maritimus (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

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