Caladenia hirta

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Caladenia hirta


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 hirta
Subspecies: (2)
C. h. subsp. hirta – C. h. subsp. rosea


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


  • Homotypic
    • Arachnorchis hirta (Lindl.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., Orchadian 13: 394 (2001)
    • Calonema hirtum (Lindl.) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 18 (2001)
    • Calonemorchis hirta (Lindl.) Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 140 (2001)
  • Heterotypic
    • Caladenia tenuis Fitzg., Gard. Chron., n.s., 17: 462 (1882)



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: Sugar candy orchid

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