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Splendid Spider Orchid

Caladenia splendens

Description:

Endemic to Western Australia. One of the largest endemic Spider Orchids of WA. Stalk is about 45cm tall. Flower is white with some red/purple on the labellum. Pic #3 shows the resident Crab Spider.

Habitat:

Dry eucalypt forest of Marri and Jarrah.


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4 Comments

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 8 months ago

Yeah, this one was special!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 months ago

Ha Ha! A Spider Orchid with a spider. Amazing.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 9 months ago

Yeah, one of my faves!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 months ago

Complete with spider. That is so cool!

Felix Fleck
Spotted by
Felix Fleck

Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -33.57, Long: 115.98

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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