Caladenia dienema D.L.Jones 1998 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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

Part Shade Cold EARLYSpring

Common Name The ? Caladenia - The Windswept Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm]

Found in Tasmania in low windswept coastal heathlands at elevations around 5 to 30 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the early spring on an erect, 2 to 6.4" [5 to 16 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis dienema (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis dienema (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis dienema photo fide; Calonemorchis dienema (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001