Caladenia reticulata Fitzg. 1882 SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Malcolm Thomas of Australia

Common Name The Netted Caladenia - The Veined Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.4 to 2" [3.5 to 5 cm]

This small sized, cold growing terrestrial species is from Victoria and South Australia at elevations of 50 to 150 meters among shrubs in forests with a single leaf and blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, pubescent, apically swollen, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis reticulata (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Caladenia huegelii var. reticulata (Fitzg.) J.Z.Weber & R.J.Bates 1978; Calonema reticulata (Fitzg.) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis reticulata (W.Fitzg.) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 4 1966; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 drawing fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 70 No 5 2005; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis retuculata photo fide