Caladenia aurulenta (D.L.Jones) R.J.Bates 2008 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Side View of Flower Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter and EARLYSpring

Common Name The Golden Caladenia - The Golden Bayonets Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in South Australia in small gullies under wattles and shrubs on rocky outcrops at elevations of 300 to 420 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Arachnorchis aurulenta D.L.Jones 2005

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