Dancing Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis discoidea - formerly Caladenia discoidea)

Flowers in Spring (Aug - Oct), favours coastal scrub or limestone outcrops.  Flowers small, sepals very short and labellum has numerous spreading teeth.

Photographed 11/9/08 at Birdwood Nature Reserve, Kojonup.

Detailed labellum photograph


Fringed Mantis Orchid (Arachnorchis falcata - formerly Caladenia falcata)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours a variety of habitats in well drained soil.  Flowers large; labellum has densely crowded calli and long fringes.

Photographed 8/9/08 in old gravel pit, Katanning.

Detailed labellum photograph


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