Caladenia postea Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema Photography by A P Brown & I & M Greeve . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation (http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/help/copyright). Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 and Flora Base Website

Part Shade Cold EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Later Caladenia [refers to the flowering time] - The Dark Lipped Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia along drainage lines in wandoo forests at elevations around 200 to 250 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the earlier spring on an erect, 6.4 to 8" [16 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calonema posteum (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis postea (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis postea (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 postea photo good

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