Caladenia denticulata Lindl. 1839 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail

Plant and Flower in situ Australia Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Denticulate Caladenia - The Yellow Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 4" [6 to 10cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in wandoo woodlands, granite outcrops and margins of winter wet swamps at elevations of 20 to 150 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Caladenia denticulata subsp. rubella A.P.Br. & G.Brockman 2015; Caladenia filamentosa var. denticulata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1871; Caladenia filamentosa var. pallens Benth. 1873; Calonema denticulatum (Lindl.) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis denticulata (Lindl.) Szlach. 2001; Jonesiopsis denticulata (Lindl.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2003

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