Caladenia pulchra Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photography by H. Adamson & I & M Greeve . Image used with the permission of the Western Australian Herbarium, Department of Environment and Conservation ( Accessed on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 and Flora Base Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Beautiful Caladenia - The Slender Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia on slopes with she-oak and granite outcrops at elevations around 200 to 320 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calonema pulchrum (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis pulchra (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Jonesiopsis pulchra (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003

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