Caladenia woolcockiorum D.L.Jones 1991 SUBGENUS Arachnorchis

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

Part shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Woolcock's Caladenia - Woolcock's Spider Orchid

Flower Size 1.4 to 1.6" [3.5 to 4 cm]

Found in South Australia on rocky slopes among shrubs and on ledges in sparse forests at elevations of 400 to 650 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single leaf that blooms in the winter on na erect 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

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

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