Arachnorchis sp 'Mallee Heath'
Pallid Spider Orchid
Caladenia sp 'Mallee Heath' was included in Cal. colorata

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Photographed on the 19th October 2011 in the Little Desert National Park.

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These orchids were initially thought to be Arachnorchis sp aff arenaria by the DSE, the experts, but after due consideration were named Arachnorchis colorata - a new species for Victoria as they previously have only been found in South Australia. Now in 2019 they have been split off into a new species, Arachnorchis sp 'Mallee Heath';yet to be formally named.