Caladenia pholcoidea subsp. augustensis Hopper & A.P.Br. 2001SUBGENUS Calonemorchis Photo by I & M Greeve and his The Flora Base of Western Australian Flora Website

Part Shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Augusta Caladenia [a town at the southeastern tip of Southwest Australia]- The Augusta Spider Orchid

Flower Size 2.8 to 6" [7 to 15 cm]

Found in southwestern Western Australia in winter wet flats under dense melaleuca forests at elevations around 30 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that differs from the type in its cream colored flowers and shorter sepals and petals.

Synonyms Arachnorchis pholcoidea subsp. augustensis (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Calonemorchis pholcoidea subsp. augustensis (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Arachnorchis pholcoidea ssp augustensis photo good;