Caladenia crebra A.S.George 1971 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Exuberent Caladenia - The Arrowsmith Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in Western Australia in low forests and scrublands at elevations around 20 to 120 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the later winter on a 10 to 20 " [25 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

SynonymsArachnorchis crebra (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema crebrum (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis crebra (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001

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