Caladenia georgei Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by John Varigos and His Orchid webpage

Full sun Cold Spring

Common Name George's Caladenia - Tuart Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of sea level to 80 meters near the coast in scrub on stabilized sand as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 10 to 20" [25 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis georgei (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis georgei (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk 2003

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