Caladenia saggicola D.L.Jones 1998SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000

Lip Detail Photos by Mischa and Colin Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATE WinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Sagg Loving Caladenia [Lomandra longifolia a plant of Tasmania] - The Sagg Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm]

Found in Tasmania in sparse old growth woodlands among dense tussocks of Lomandra longifolia at elevations around 20 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrow, linear, pubescent, obtuse leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis saggicola (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonemorchis saggicola (D.L.Jones) Szlach. 2001

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

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