King Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis pectinata - formerly Caladenia pectinata)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours low-lying areas in moist soil and margins of granite outcrops.  Flowers large; sepals have large dark clubs and labellum has numerous long teeth.

Photographed 28/9/08 near Mt Barker.

Detailed labellum photograph


Large White Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis longicauda ssp. longicauda - formerly Caladenia longicauda ssp. longicauda)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours light forest in well drained soil.  Flowers large and variable; lateral sepals and petals drooping.

Photographed 15/9/08 near Boyup Brook.

Detailed labellum photograph


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