Caladenia atkinsonii Rodway, 1923:77

White-lipped orchid



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now believed to represent a freak individual of C. carnea (POWO, 2018).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



Tasmania, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rodway. (1923). Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1922, pp. 77, pl. 8.


Other references:

Department of the Environment (2016). Caladenia atkinsonii in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:24:21 +1000.

Hnatiuk, R.J. (1990). Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series 11: 1-650.

Humphreys, Aelys M. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

POWO. 2018. Plants of the World online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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