Caladenia integra E. Coleman 1932 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Ron Heberle and the Thelymitra Page of The Species Orchid Society of Western Australia

LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Intact Caladenia - The Smooth Lipped Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.4" to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm]

Found in Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 300 meters on granite outcrops as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single, basal leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 8 to 20" [20 to 50 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis integra (E.Coleman) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Phlebochilus integra (E. Coleman) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #3 2002 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis integra photo good