Caladenia toxochila Tate 1889 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis Photo by Cathy Powers and her AUSTRALIAN TERRESTRIAL ORCHIDS OTHER FLORA & FAUNA BANJORAH

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Common Name The Arrowhead Lip Caladenia - The Bow-Lip Orchid - The Brown Lipped Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1 3/5" [4 cm]

This miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial species is from Victoria occuring in Yellow Gum flats and South Australia at elevations of 100 to 450 meters in grasses and shrubs in woodlands in brown sandy loam with a single, basal leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3.2" to 8" [8 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis toxochila ( Tate ) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema toxochilum (Tate) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis toxochila (Tate) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 6 2006/7 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis toxochila photo good