Caladenia formosa

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Caladenia formosa


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 formosa



Caladenia formosa G.W.Carr, Indig. Fl. Fauna Assoc. Misc. Pap. 1: 4 (1991)


  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic
    • Caladenia haemantha D.L.Jones, Austral. Orchid Res. 2: 26 (1991)
    • Calonema haemanthum (D.L.Jones) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 18 (2001)
    • Calonemorchis haemantha (D.L.Jones) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 140 (2001)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • South Australia, Victoria.

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



Primary references

  • Carr, G.W. 1991. Indig. Fl. Fauna Assoc. Misc. Pap 1: 4.

Additional references


Vernacular names


English: Large crimson spider orchid

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