Caladenia stellata D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail

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Part shade Cold EARLIERWinter MIDSpring

Common Name The Star Shaped Caladenia - The Starry Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.4 to 1.8" [3.5 to 4.5 cm]

Found in New South Wales and South Australia in Callistra woodlands and shrubby forests at elevations of 120 to 300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the earlier winter and mid spring on an erect, 4.8 to 12" [12 to 30 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;