Caladenia thysanochila G.W.Carr, 1991:16

Fringed spider-orchid



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Arachnorchis thysanochila (G.W.Carr) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., 2001:400


Conservation Status




Victoria, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Carr, G.W. (1991). New taxa in Caladenia R.Br., Chiloglottis R.Br. and Gastrodia R.Br. (Orchidaceae) from south eastern Australia. Indigenous Flora & Fauna Association Miscellaneous Papers. 1. Melbourne: Indigenous Flora & Fauna Association.


Other references:

Albani Rocchetti, G., Carta, A., Mondoni, A. et al. (2022). Selecting the best candidates for resurrecting extinct-in-the-wild plants from herbaria. Nature Plants 8: 1385-1393. [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

Department of the Environment. (2016). Caladenia thysanochila in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:23:47 +1000.

Jones, D.L., M.A. Clements, I.K. Sharma & A.M. McKenzie (2001). A new classification of Caladenia R.Br. (Orchidaceae). The Orchadian 13(9) :389-417.

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.

Woinarski, John C. Z., Braby, M. F., Burbidge, A. A., Coates, D., Garnett, S. T., Fensham, R. J., Legge, S. M., McKenzie, N. L., Silcock, J L. and Murphy, B. P. (2019). Reading the black book: The number, timing, distribution and causes of listed extinctions in Australia. Biological Conservation 239: 108261.


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