Caladenia tonellii D.L.Jones 1998 SUBGENUS Petalochilus

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Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name Tonell's Caladenia - The Robust Fingers Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in Tasmania in open forests amongst shrubs at elevations around sealevel to 50 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, relatively thick, 10 to 14" [25 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 71 #8 2002 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Petalochilus tonellii photo fide;