Tangled white spider orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: longicauda subsp. redacta
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.2-0.4 m high. Fl. cream-white. Grows in gravel, laterite, sandy clay. Winter-wet Wandoo flats.

Flowering start in September and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is white. A clumping orchid. With long pendulous petals and sepals and a white labellum.Can have four or more rows of pale red calli
Closely related to the Stark White spider Orchid. It has smaller flowers and a shorter fringe.

References

WildflowerID760
Views (per week)6
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Location

Bio Regions

Specifics

Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest. In an area from York in the North, to Mt Barker / Stirling Range in the South.

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