Caladenia pendens Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema Photo by Mr Afton and their Flickr Orchid Photo Website

C pendens ssp talbotii Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Pendent Caladenia [refers to the petals and sepals] - The Pendent Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia on sandy rises near salt lakes, streams and on grantite outcrops at elevations around 250 to 350 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 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying strongly scented flowers

The flowers of C pendens ssp talbotii have a citrus scent which is diagnostic.

Synonyms Calonema pendens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonema pendens subsp. talbotii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis pendens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis pendens subsp. talbotii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis pendens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Jonesiopsis pendens subsp. talbotii (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 pendens photo ok; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis pendens ssp talbotii photo good;

Caladenia pendens ssp talbotii Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

The flowers of C pendens ssp talbotii have a citrus scent which is diagnostic.

Synonyms Calonema pendens subsp. talbotii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis pendens subsp. talbotii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis pendens subsp. talbotii (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 pendens ssp talbotii photo good;

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