Caladenia australis G.W.Carr 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun CoolColdSpring

Common Name The Southern Caladenia - The Southern Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Victoria and Tasmania Australia at elevations of 5 to 100 meters in heathy forests and coastal forests as a just medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4.8" to 12" [12 to 30 cm] long, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis australis (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

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