Caladenia montana G.W.Carr 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Reiner Richter The Omeo Website


Common Name The Montane Caladenia - In Australia The Mountain Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm]

Found in Victoria in in high montane locales in shrubs on slopes and ridges at elevations of 700 to 1000 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 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis montana (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001

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