Caladenia hoffmanii Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo courtesy of Terrestrial Orchid Gallery

Part Shade Cold LATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name Hoffman's Caladenia - Hoffman's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in dense shruby heath on rocky hillsides at elevations of 20 to 150 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, erect, pubescent, linear leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 4.8 to 12" [12 to 30 cm] long, stem carrying 1 to 2 flowers.

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

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