Caladenia villosissima (G.W.Carr) Hopper & A.P.Br. 2004 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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Photos by Colin Rowan and his Retired Aussies Website

Part Sun ColdLATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Hairiest Caladenia - The Hairy Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Victoria, Australia at elevations of 20 to 220 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single basal leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 4 to 9.2" [10 to 23 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Arachnorchis villosissima (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2001; Caladenia dilatata subsp. villosissima G.W.Carr 1991

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 villosissima