Caladenia longicauda subsp. clivicola Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photo by Afton's andFlickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Thick Caladenia - The Esperance White Spider Orchid

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

This terrestrial species is from southwest Western Australia at elevations of 5 to 50 meters in in coastal flats, swamps and seepage areas. Differs from the norm in the broad labellum, relatively short thick segment tips and a longer column.

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