Caladenia lindleyana (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1989 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Inflorescence Photos by Cathy Powers and her Banjorah Website


Common Name Lindley's Caladenia [English Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in Victoria to Tasmania in open and heathy forests at elevations of 10 to 250 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the spring and early summer on an erect, 4.8 to 14" [12 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis lindleyana (Rchb.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Caladenia filamentosa Lindl. 1840; *Caladenia patersonii var. lindleyana Rchb.f. 1871; Calonema lindleyanum (Rchb.f.) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis lindleyana (Rchb.f.) Szlach. 2001

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