Caladenia polychroma Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001SUBGENUS Jonesiopsis Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Many Colored Caladenia - Joseph's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia on moist flats in wandoo forests at elevations around 200 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, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying strongly burnt metal scented flowers

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