Splendid spider orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: splendens
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Photo by Graeme W. The Splendid Spider Orchid, Caladenia splendens the second largest of our white spider orchids. The calli have white tips and the petals are very long and taper very quickly . I have seen three flowers on one plant.

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

http://www.friendsofqueensparkbushland.org.au/caladenia-splendens/

Created: 08 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 23 Jan 2015 - Cienne

WildflowerID454
Views (per week)6
Views671

Location

Bio Regions

SWA - Swan Coastal Plain

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

from the Busselton Dunsborough area. Also found Stirling Range National Park, W.A.

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