Caladenia robinsonii G.W.Carr 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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Common Name Robinson's Caladenia - The Frankston Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1 3/5" [4 cm]

Found in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia at elevations of 5 to 50 meters in disturbed coastal woodland with heathy or grassy understory as a small to medium sized cold growing terrestrial orchid with a single leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] tall, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis robinsonii (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 rigida photo good;