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

Lip Detail Photos by Cathy Powers and her Banjorah Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter and Spring

Common Name The Intervening Caladenia - The Walpole Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in coastal and near coastal woodlands and low heaths at elevations of 5 to 80 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf and blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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

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