Caladenia arrecta Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photos by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage


Common Name The Not Erect Caladenia - The Reaching Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm]

Found in Western Australia in open woodlands, dense shrubby forests and heath at elevations of 20 to 150 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 4.8 to 14" [12 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis arrecta (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis arrecta (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

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