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Leaping Spider Orchid

Caladenia macostylis

Description:

Endemic to the southwest of Western Australia. Flowers about 5cm in diameter, and about 30cm off the ground. Colouratio is yellowish green and red. It produces on single hairy leaf.

Habitat:

Dry eucalipt forest of Marri and Jarrah.


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2 Comments

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 6 months ago

Thanks! Appreciate the kind words. I found Australia to be amazing in all regards.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 months ago

Beautiful spotting, Felix. We have some really bizarre and amazing orchids here. I've never seen this species before. Thanks for sharing. Also for the mission if you like.

Felix Fleck
Spotted by
Felix Fleck

Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -33.57, Long: 115.98

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on May 11, 2019

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