Cyanicula aperta Hopper & A.P.Br. 2004

Another Angle Photos by Colin and Misha Rowan and their The Retired Aussies Website


Common Name The Open Caladenia -In Australia The Western Tiny Blue China Orchid

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in south southwestern Western Australia in mallee vegetation and on granite outcrops as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, 2.4 to 6" [6 to 15 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Caladenia aperta (Hopper & A.P.Br.) M.A.Clem. 2015

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