Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

This orchid is tiny, growing up to 10cm tall with flowers from 2-4cm long. The name 'sigmoidea' means S-shaped and refers to the labellum, the tip of which bends forward, rather than curling underneath, as in most other spider orchids. It grows in very dry barren country, often in association with the Midget Greenhood (Pterostylis mutica).

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

Caladenia sigmoidea - Sigmoid Spider Orchid

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