Caladenia clavula D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Side View of Flower Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter and EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Little Club Caladenia - The Small Clubbed Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in South Australia in woodlands with sparse understory at elevations of 50 to 250 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the later winter and earlier spring on an erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

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

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