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

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

Fragrance Part Shade ColdSpring

Common Name Harrington's Caladenia - The Pink Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.8" [5 to 17 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia on winter wet flats or around freshwater lakes at elevations around 20 to 250 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, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying sickly sweet scented flowers.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #3 2002 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis harringtoniae photo fide;