Caladenia saxatilis (D.L.Jones) R.J.Bates 2008 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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

Part Shade Cold LATER Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Rock Living Caladenia - The Rancid Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.8 to 2.2" [4.5 to 5.5 cm]

Found in South Australia in tall forests with sparse understorey at elevations of 600 to 800 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf and blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Arachnorchis saxatilis D.L.Jones 2006

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