Karri Spider Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: Brownii
Main Flower Colour: Other

Description

A high rainfall late flowering spider orchid growing between 300 and 600 mm tall,with a single hairy leaf.The orchid can have up to three variably red, green, yellow and white flowers together with a red tipped labellum.
The orchid is mainly in found the Karri forests in the high rainfall areas between Dunsborough and Albany.

Flowering start in October and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is other. Only member of the Caladenia huegelii complex to occur in Eucalyptus diversicolour forest.
Late flowering period.
Clubbed petals and sepals.

References

Orchids of Western Australia

Created: 27 Aug 2016 - Member - Tony S (WA)

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Location

Bio Regions

WAR - Warren

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