Caladenia brownii Hopper 2001 SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photo courtesy of Ron Heberle of Australia

Common Name Brown's Caladenia- Karri Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

The flower on the left is Cal browni, the figure in the middle is Cal serotina and the flower on the right is a hybrid between the two. Found in Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 60 meters in open forests, woodlands, coastal scrub and heath as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence. .

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

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