Caladenia roei Benth. 1870 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br. 2000 Photo by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Another flower Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

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Common Name Roe's Caladenia - Common Clown Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 100 to 400 meters in shrublands, mallee vegetation, granite outcrops and sandplain heath as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, basal, pilose, linear leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 4.8 to 12" [12 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calonema roei (Benth.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis roei (Benth.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis roei (Benth.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus roei (Benth.) Szlach. 2001

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

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