Caladenia anthracina D.L.Jones 1998 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Tindo2 and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter Spring

Common Name The Coal Black Caladenia - The Black Tip Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.8 to 2.6" [4.5 to 6.5 cm]

Found in Tasmania in remnant grassy woodlands at elevations around 180 to 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

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

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