Caladenia dilatata: Green-comb Spider Orchid
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|Walking along searching for a new leek, we spotted this
late flowering spider, others around were dead and dying, this was in
All the sepals and petals had clubs, now that's a bit unusual, 4 rows of cali, Um! What could this one be, well of course the very unusual dilatata, the green-comb's green-comb!
Photographed at Wonthaggi Heathlands
Flowering: Flowering mainly October to January, mainly November to December.
Size: Up to 40cm tall, flowers - usually 1 to 50mm across
Position: High rainfall coastal and hinterland areas.
Previously: Caladenia dilatata.