Genus Caladenia

Group: 

Monocotyledon

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Genus description: 

Species are divided into two groups: small-flowered with four of the sepals and petals projecting forward like fingers (fairy or finger orchids) and larger-flowered suffused with red, thread-like sepals and petals (spider orchids). These species have a single leaf, usually hairy. Most are single-flowered.

Caladenia carnea
Common names:
     Pink Fingers
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Caladenia clavigera
Common names:
     Plain-lip Spider Orchid
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Caladenia latifolia
Common names:
     Pink Fairies
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Caladenia patersonii
Common names:
     Spider Orchid
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Caladenia reticulata
Common names:
     Thick-lip Spider Orchid
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Caladenia tessellata
Common names:
     Thick-lip Spider Orchid
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