Caladenia radialis R.S. Rogers 1927 SUBGENUS Jonesiopsis

Photo by Geoff Derrin and The Wikipedia Website

Another Flower Photo by Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

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Common Name The Ray-Shaped Caladenia - The Drooping Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 50 to 200 meters in woodlands, mallee vegetation, shrublands, granite outcrops and salt lake margins as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, pilose, narrowly linear leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Caladenia bicolor R.S.Rogers 1930; Calonema radiale (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis radialis (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis radialis (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus radialis (R.S.Rogers) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Jonesiopsis radialis photo fide

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