Caladenia graniticola (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Hopper & A.P.Br. 2004 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Mark Brundett and his Wheatbelt BioDiversity Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter and Spring

Common Name The Granite Living Caladenia - The Pingaring Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.8 to 2.4" [4.5 to 6 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia on granite outcrops under she-oaks and shrubs as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf and blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis graniticola (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2005; Arachnorchis hoffmanii subsp. graniticola (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; *Caladenia hoffmanii subsp. graniticola Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001

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