Caladenia reticulata Fitzg. 1882 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Another Angle Photo by 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; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; 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