Caladenia xantha Hopper & A.P. Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

Lip Detail Photo by the Rowan's and Their Retired Aussies Website

Part shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Yellow Caladenia In Australia - The Primrose Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm]

Found in southwestern Australia in wandoo woodlands and among she-oaks at elevations of 200 to 350 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, pubescent, linear leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calonema xanthum (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis xantha (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis xantha (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003

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

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