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

Photo by E. Delannoy and Caladenia Orchid Photo Website

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

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

Found in southwestern Western Australia in dense low scrub on the margins of winter wet swamps and runoffs around granite outcrops at elevations around 5 to 60 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis lodgeana photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #8 2011 photo fide;