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Petalochilus chamaephyllus (D.L.Jones) M.A.Clem.& D.L.Jones
Previously known as Caladenia chamaephylla D.L.Jones
Redleaf Fingers
These plants grow in north east Queensland. This species has single flowers and red leaves.The plants from Mt Baldy do not meet these criteria but are presented here  as "aff. chamaephyllus".

  Petalochilus chamaephyllus Petalochilus chamaephyllus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant
Location:Mt Lewis National Park, North Queensland Location:Davies Creek National Park, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:16˚31.7450S, 14516.8590E GPS coordinates:16˚58.5360S, 14532.8150E
  Date:15 August 2010 Date:29 July 2007
  Field No.:U1034 Field No.:U1035
     
  Petalochilus chamaephyllus Petalochilus aff. chamaephyllus
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Herberton Range, North Queensland Location:Mt Baldy, North Queensland
 GPS coordinates:17˚20.4730S, 14525.2200E  GPS coordinates:17˚18.9220S, 14524.2490E
  Date:26 August 2007 Date:1 September 2013
  Field No.:U1036 Field No.:2218
     
  Petalochilus chamaephyllus Petalochilus chamaephyllus
 
  Description:Plant showing red leaves Description:Plant showing red leaf
  Location:Herberton Range, North Queensland Location:Herberton Range, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚20.5130S, 14525.2650E   GPS coordinates:17˚20.5130S, 14525.2650E
  Date:20 July 2008 Date:20 July 2008
  Field No.:U1037 Field No.:U1037
     
  Petalochilus aff. chamaephyllus Petalochilus aff. chamaephyllus
 
  Description:Plant with multiple flowers and green leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Mt Baldy, North Queensland Location:Mt Baldy, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚18.9220S, 14524.2490E  GPS coordinates:17˚18.9220S, 14524.2490E
  Date:1 September 2013 Date:1 September 2013
  Field No.:2218 Field No.:2218
     
  Petalochilus chamaephyllus Petalochilus chamaephyllus
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plants in savannah habitat
  Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland Location:Herberton Range, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: N/A   GPS coordinates:17˚20.5130S, 14525.2650E
  Date:17 August 2008 Date:2017Aug08 July 2008
  Field No.:U1038 Field No.:U1037
     
     


References (accessed 29 December 2017):

Jones D.L., (2006) A complete guide to the Native Orchids of Australia including the the Island Territories: 36

Jones, D.L. (1999), Eight new species of Caladenia R.Br. (Orchidaceae) from eastern Australia. The Orchadian 13(1): 6-10

http://www.orchidspecies.com/calchamaephylla.htm

Hopper, S.D. & Brown, A.P. (2004), Robert Brown's Caladenia revisited, including a revision of its sister genera Cyanicula, Ericksonella and Pheladenia (Caladeniinae: Orchidaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 17(2): 185

 

 

 

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