Caladenia longicauda subsp. borealis Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photo by Uncle Pedro and hisFlickr Orchid photo Website

Common Name The Northern Caladenia - The Daddy Long Legs Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

This terrestrial species is from northern Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 300 meters in in low woodlands and malleee vegetation and is a color variation of the type species. Differs from the norm in the lateral sepals and petals bases spreading stiffly and a small labellum with marginal teeth to 10 mm long as well as a small column

Synonyms Arachnorchis longicauda subsp. borealis (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis longicauda subsp. borealis photo good;