Caladenia concolor Fitzg. 1882 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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;