Caladenia testacea R.Br. 1810 SUBGENUS Stegostyla ( D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. ) Szlach. 2003 Photo by Mischa Rowan and herRetired Aussies Orchid Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Brick Red Caladenia - The Honey Caps Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Australia in coastal and near coastal areas in heath and heathy forests at elevations around sealevel to 500 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3.2 to 8" [8 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence and carrying flowers with a sweet honey scent.

Synonyms Stegostyla testacea (R.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Stegostyla testacea photo fide;