Caladenia wanosa A.S.George 1984 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br. 2000 Photo courtesy of Terrestrial Orchid Gallery

Part Shade Cold LATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Kalabarri Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6"

Found in Western Australia near Irwin on sandstone under bushes, mallee scrublands and in sand under shrubby she-oaks at elevations of 50 to 200 meters as a highly localized, miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, pubescent, linear leaf and blooming in the late winter and early spring on an erect 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long flowering stem carrying 1 to 2, small flowers.

Synonyms Calonema wanosum (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis wanosa (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis wanosa (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003; Phlebochilus wanosus (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001

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

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