Caladenia uliginosa A.S.George 1984SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000 Photo by Terrestrial Orchids of South-West Australia Website

Part Shade Cold LATE WinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Marsh Loving Caladenia - The Darting Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in winter wet flats and depressions in forests and woodlands among shrubs at elevations around 100 to 250 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, 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-scented flowers.

Synonyms Arachnorchis uliginosa (A.S.George) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Calonema uliginosum (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001; Calonemorchis uliginosa (A.S.George) Szlach. 2001

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

Caladenia uliginosa subsp. candicans Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001

Synonyms Arachnorchis uliginosa subsp. candicans (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

Caladenia uliginosa subsp. patulens Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 NO PHOTO

Synonyms Arachnorchis uliginosa subsp. patulens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002