Caladenia reticulata

Common name: 

Thick-lip Spider Orchid

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Midlands (CHJ) also SA

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Usually in Eucalyptus leucoxylon woodland on clay loams1

Flower description:

Yellowish-green and crimson1


Terrestrial orchid to 26 cm tall1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The leaf is 20 cm long and flowers are solitary. The labellum is yellowish with red margins and veins

Image of Caladenia reticulata
Conservation status:

Vulnerable in Victoria


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria