Caladenia audasii R.S.Rogers 1927 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

Another Flower Aspect Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Common Name Audas' Caladenia - In Australia - The McIvor Spider Orchid

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found mainly in western Victoria, in the Grampians area, in open forests and woodland with sparse understory at elevations of 250 to 350 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, pilose, narrow, obtuse leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 8" [20 cm] tall, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis audasii (R.S.Rogers) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema audasii (R.S.Rogers) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis audasii (R.S.Rogers) Szlach. 2001;

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

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