Caladenia longicauda subsp. redacta Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001 SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photo by Terrestrial Orchids of South-West Australia Website

Common Name The Reduced Caladenia - The Tangled White Spider Orchid

Flower Size .42 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm]

This terrestrial species is from southwest Western Australia at elevations of 150 to 300 meters in shrublands and Mallee vegetation near granite outcrops and at the margins of salt lakes near the sea and is a form variation of the type species. Differs from the norm in the smaller flower, small labellum, short marginal teeth, as well as a relatively small column.

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