Caladenia amnicola D.L.Jones 1997 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Photo by Geoff Derrin and The Wikipedia Website

Part shade Cold MIDSpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The River Loving Caladenia - The Bundarra Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in New South Wales in dense thickets of low shrubs in shrubby forests besides streams and on slopes at elevations around 900 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an underground tuber giving rise to single leaf that blooms in the mid spring through early summer on an erect, 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

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

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