Caladenia voigtii Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Jonesiopsis Photos by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website

Side View

Lip Detail Photos by Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia


Common Name Voigt's Caladenia - Mohawk Clown Orchid

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 150 to 300 meters on granite outcrops, edges of salt lakes and in 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 spring on an erect, 4 to 8 " [10 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Calonema voigtii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis voigtii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis voigtii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus voigtii (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

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