Caladenia remota Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema

Lip Detail Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and his Retired Aussies Orchid Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Separated Caladenia [refers to it's remoteness of location from other species] - The Outback Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia on or near granite outcrops at elevations around 150 to 300 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 30cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that have a strong scent of burning metal

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

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