Bee Orchid

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


Although there is general agreement that this orchid is discoidea, it appears to be known by both common names, Dancing Spider and Bee Orchid.

Grows to 100mm - 450mm.
Horizontally spreading petals and lateral sepals

Flowering start in August and ends in October.


The main flower colour is red.


Guide to Native Orchids of South Western Australia
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Bio Regions

Esperance Plains (ESP), Warren (WAR), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Geraldton Sandplains (GES), Mallee (MAL), Jarrah Forest (JAF), Avon Wheatbelt (AVW)

Region Specifics

Found between Israelite Bay to Kalbarri

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