Zebra Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: cairnsiana
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

A small ground orchid growing to about 20cm tall. The flower is small with a distinctive striped labellum that also has a mass of dark calli. Petals and dorsal sepals turn downwards. Grows in open woodland.
It is found in isolated areas over the whole southwest of WA.

Flowering start in September and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Small orchid with distinctive red and white striped labellum.

References

Guide to Native Orchids of South Western Australia. Bob Liddelow

Created: 28 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 18 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

JAF - Jarrah Forest

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

east of Stirling Ranges NP

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