Caladenia phaeoclavia D.L. Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000 Photo by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Side View Of Flower Photo courtesy of Cathy Powers and her AUSTRALIAN TERRESTRIAL ORCHIDS OTHER FLORA & FAUNA BANJORAH Website

Common Name The Brown Clubbed Caladenia - The Brown Clubbed Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

This miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial species is from New South Wales and Victoria, Australia occuring at elevations of 400 to 700 meters in hilly areas, growing in open forest in clay-loam soils with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence and is pollinated by Lephocheilus anilitatus.

Synonyms Arachnorchis phaeoclavia (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema phaeoclavia (D.L. Jones) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis phaeoclavia (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis phaeoclvia photo good