Calonemorchis occidentalis is an orchid species identified by (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. in 2002. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Caladenia occidentalis.
ORIGIN: Found in southwestern Western Australia in coastal forests at elevations of 5 to 50 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 6 to 12 [15 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying foul scented flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 2.8 inches [5 to 7 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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