Caladenia fulva G.W.Carr 1991 SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

Another Flower Aspect Photo courtesy of Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Common Name The Brown-Yellow Caladenia - In Australia - The Tawny Spider Orchid

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in mainly in the Grampians area, western Victoria, at elevations of 200 to 300 meters in drier forests with sparse understory on slopes and ridges as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, narrow, linear, pilose leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 10" [ to 25 cm] tall, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis fulva (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Caladenia demissa D.L.Jones 1991; Calonema demissum (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis demissa (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 6 2006/7 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis fulva photo

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