Caladenia uliginosa subsp. patulens Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001SUBGENUS Calonema ( Benth. ) Hopper & A.P.Br.2000 Photo by Jeremy Storey and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATE WinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Outspread Caladenia - The Frail Spider Orchid

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

Found in southwestern Western Australia in dense shrubby Jarrah forests 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 sweetly scented flowers.

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

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