Caladenia cruciformis D.L.Jones 1999 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Fragrance Part Sun ColdSpring

Common Name The Cross-Forming Caladenia - The Crucifix Orchid - The Red-Cross Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3.6" [9 cm]

Found in Victoria state Australia at elevations of 40 to 80 meters in heathy forests as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with metal scented flowers.

Synonyms *Arachnorchis cruciformis (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

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