Caladenia flindersica (D.L.Jones) R.J.Bates 2008SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

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

Part Shade Cold EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Flinders Range Caladenia [National Park in South Australia] - The Flinders Range Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm]

Found in South Australia, Australia on sheltered slopes in tall forest, at elevations around 600 to 800 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Arachnorchis flindersica D.L.Jones 2006

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

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