Caladenia dorrienii, hopperiana - Cossack and Quindanning Spider Orchids

This orchid is easily distinguished by its triangular labellum, which is mostly white with virtually no fringing. It is smallish orchid with sepals and petals that tend to twist around the base of the flower. It is not common and is listed as Threatened Flora.

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid

Caladenia dorrienii - Cossack Spider Orchid


Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia sp. Quindanning - Boddington Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

Caladenia hopperiana - Quindanning Spider Orchid

This recently discovered orchid is only known from a few locations near Boddington. It is similar to both the Cossack Spider Orchid and the Northern Darting Spider Orchid (Caladenia uliginosa subsp. candicans). Like both of those species, it is found in winter wet flats under Wandoo trees and flowers later (October) than other spider orchids in the area.

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