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

Common Name The ? Caladenia - The Coastal White Spider Orchid

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

This terrestrial species is from southwest Western Australia at elevations of 20 to 50 meters in coastal woodlands in well drained yelolow sands and is a form variation of the type species. Differs from the norm in the pendulous lateral sepals and petals and the small, narrow labellum with moroon callii becoming a crowded mass towards the labellum apex as well as a short column.

Synonyms Arachnorchis longicauda subsp. calcigena (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. calcigena photo good;