Caladenia nothofageti D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem.1997 Photo by Ian St George and Native Orchids Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Nothofagus Caladenia [refers to the type of tree it is found in association with] In New Zealand The White One Orchid

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

Found in New Zealand in montane well lit scrub and nothofagus [beech] forests as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, less hairy than others stem carrying a single, long, very thin leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, less hairy than most, 1 to 2 flowered inflooescence

Synonyms Petalochilus nothofageti (D.L.Jones, Molloy & M.A.Clem.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;

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