Caladenia xantholeuca D.L. Jones, 1991

Flinders Ranges spider-orchid



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1982

Rediscovered in 2011?



Flinders Ranges, South Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jones, D. L. (1991). New Taxa of Australian Orchidaceae. Australian Orchid Research. Vol. 2, pp. 1-206.


Other references:

Bates, R. J. (ed.). (2008). South Australian Native Orchids. Electronic version. Native Orchid Society of South Australia.

Quarmby, J. P. (2010). Recovery Plan for Twelve Threatened Orchids in the Lofty Block Region of South Australia 2010. Department for Environment and Heritage, South Australia.

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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