Caladenia citrina Hopper & A.P.Br.2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Phytotechnic and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Cold LATE WinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Lemon Colored Caladenia - The Margaret River Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm]

Found in Western Australia in shrubby forests at elevations around 20 to 100 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 10 to 18" [25 to 45 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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

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