Caladenia williamsiae Hopper & A.P. Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

Lip Detail Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name Williams' Caladenia - Judy's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Western Australia in mixed Wandoo/Jarrah forests at elevations around 20 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, linear, pubescent leaf and blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Arachnorchis williamsiae (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis williamsiae (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

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