Caladenia concinna (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 1989 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter EARLIER Spring

Common Name The Pretty Caladenia - The Neat Spider Orchid

Flower Size .6 to 1.2" [1.5 to 3 cm]

Found in New South Wales Australia on slopes and ridges in open callitris forests among sparse shrubs and herbs at elevations of 150 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 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis concinna (Rupp) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; *Caladenia dilatata var. concinna Rupp 1928; Calonema concinnum (Rupp) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis concinna (Rupp) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as C dilitata var concinna drawing fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis concinna photo good;