Caladenia graminifolia A.S.George 1971 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Grass-Like Leaved Caladenia - The Grass-Leaved Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in deep sand under mallee among shrubs at elevations of 5 to 200 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis graminifolia (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema graminifolium (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis graminifolia (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001

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