Caladenia brumalis D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter Spring

Common Name The ?Caladenia - The Wintry Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm]

Found in South Australia in sparse forests among shrubs and sedges at elevations around 20 to 150 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the later winter and spring on an erect, 4.8 to 12" [12 to 30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis brumalis (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema brumale (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis brumalis (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

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