Caladenia sylvicola D.L.Jones 1998 SUBGENUS Petalochilus

Another Angle Photos by David Tng and his Tasmanian Plants Photo Website

Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Forest Living Caladenia - The Forest Fingers Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .75" [1.4 to 1.8 cm]

Found in Tasmania in tall eucalypt forests in leaf litter at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 6.4" [10 to 16 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Petalochilus sylvicolus (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Petalochilus sylvicolus photo good;