Caladenia falcata

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Caladenia falcata


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 falcata


Caladenia falcata (Nicholls) M.A.Clem. & Hopper, Austral. Orchid Res. 1: 24 (1989)


  • Basionym
    • Caladenia dilatata var. falcata Nicholls, Vict. Naturalist 65: 268 (1949)
  • Homotypic
    • Arachnorchis falcata (Nicholls) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., Orchadian 13: 394 (2001)
    • Calonema falcatum (Nicholls) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 17 (2001)
    • Calonemorchis falcata (Nicholls) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 139 (2001)



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

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Fringed mantis orchid

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