Caladenia actensis D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1999 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Andras Keszei and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Australian Capital Territory Caladenia [Refers to the occurence in the capital State with Canberra] - The Canberra Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1/2 to .8" [1.2 to 2 cm]

Found in Australian Capital Territory on slopes in open forests among shrubs and herbs at elevations of 600 to 700 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 3.2 to 5.6" [8 to 14 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis actensis (D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis actensis photo fide;