Caladenia concolor Fitzg. 1882 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

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

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The One Colored Caladenia - The Crimson Spider Orchid

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

Found in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia on ridges and slopes among grass and shrubs at elevations around 50 to 300 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis concolor (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Caladenia patersonii var. concolor (Fitzg.) J.H.Willis & Court 1956; Calonema concolor (Fitzg.) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis concolor (Fitzg.) Szlach. 2001

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