Caladenia calcicola G.W.Carr 1986 SUBGEN. Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000 Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun ColdSpring

Common Name The Limestone-Loving Caladenia - Limestone Spider Orchid - Bat Ridges Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Victoria Australia at elevations around 1000 meters in heathy forests on limestone ridges as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis calcicola (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema calcicola (G.W.Carr) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis calcicola (G.W.Carr) Szlach. 2001

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

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