Caladenia discoidea

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Caladenia discoidea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Caladeniinae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: Caladenia discoidea


Caladenia discoidea Lindl., Sketch Veg. Swan R.: 52 (1839)


  • Homotypic
    • Arachnorchis discoidea (Lindl.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., Orchadian 13: 394 (2001)
    • Calonema discoideum (Lindl.) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 17 (2001)
    • Calonemorchis discoidea (Lindl.) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 139 (2001)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Western Australia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1839. Appendix to the first . . . A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony. . . . 52.

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Dancing spider orchid

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