Caladenia - Yellow Spider Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: denticulata subsp. denticulata
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

The orchid normally has rich yellow petals some times white to pale yellow are seen. The labellum is white with pale red markings. A version with red petals can be found.
To view this orchid refer to wildflower ID 261 - Caladenia denticulata sub sp. red flowering (the next Caladenia down)
This orchid prefers moist sites and is reasonably common between Waroona and Eneabba with scattered areas out to Lake Moore.

Flowering start in August and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. The orchid has rich yellow petals, a white Labellum with red markings

References

Created: 06 Apr 2014 - Member - Tony S (WA)
Updated: 13 Oct 2014 - Member - John and Val

WildflowerID260
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Location

Bio Regions

AVW - Avon Wheatbelt

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

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