Caladenia sanguinea D.L.Jones 1999SUBGENUS Calonema Photos by Kris Kopicki and hisFlickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLIER Spring

Common Name The Bloody Caladenia - The Red Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.4 to 2.4" [4.5 to 6 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in mallee shrublands and heath or in forests in deep sand at elevations around 10 to 50 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, 2.4 to 6.4" [6 to 16 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that have a strong hot scent

Synonyms Calonema sanguineum (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis sanguinea (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis sanguinea (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003

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

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