Caladenia echidnachila

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Caladenia echidnachila


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 echidnachila



Caladenia echidnachila Nicholls, Pap. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Tasmania 1932: 13 (1933)


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


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Tasmania, Victoria (doubtful).

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



Primary references

  • Nicholls, W.H. 1933. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1932: 13.

Additional references


Vernacular names


English: Fawn spider orchid

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