Caladenia splendens

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Caladenia splendens


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 splendens


Caladenia splendens Hopper & A.P.Br., Nuytsia 14: 148 (2001)


  • Homotypic
    • Arachnorchis splendens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., Orchadian 13: 453 (2002)
    • Calonemorchis splendens (Hopper & A.P.Br.) Szlach. & Rutk., Richardiana 3: 96 (2003)



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

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Splendid spider orchid

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