Caladenia quadrifaria (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Petalochilus Photo by Tony_Pterostylis and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATERWinterSpring

Common Name The Four Ranked Caladenia - The Large Pink Fingers Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia in coastal scrub and in heathy forests at elevations of sealevel to 80 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a thin, linear, hairy leaf that blooms in the later winter and spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying musk scented flowers.

Synonyms Caladenia carnea var. gigantea R.S.Rogers 1927; Caladenia catenata var. gigantea (R.S.Rogers) W.M.Curtis 1979; Petalochilus quadrifarius (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as C carnea var gigantea drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Petalochilus quadrifarius photo good;