Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Caladenia x spectabilis
Orchidaceae Juss.
Caladenia x spectabilis Hopper & A.P.Br. , legitimate, named hybrid
Hopper, S.D. & Brown, A.P. (21 September 2001), Contributions to Western Australian orchidology: 2. New taxa and circumscriptions in Caladenia. Nuytsia 14(1/2): 299-300, Fig. 77 (map) [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Munglinup River crossing on Rawlinson Rd, c. 20 km north-north-west of Munglinup, 33 33'S, 120 46'E, Western Australia, 24 September 1988, A.P.Brown 892 (holo: PERTH 01669575; iso: AD, CBG).
Hopper, S.D. & Brown, A.P. (29 April 2004), Robert Brown's Caladenia revisited, including a revision of its sister genera Cyanicula, Ericksonella and Pheladenia (Caladeniinae: Orchidaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 17(2): 208 [secondary reference]
  • Comment: "Caladenia flava x C. latifolia"
Brown, A., Dundas, P., Dixon, K. & Hopper, S. (2008), Orchids of Western Australia: 346 [secondary reference]
common name: Spectacular spider orchid [n/a]
  • Etymology: "esteemed, worthy, excellent, alluding to the handsome flowers of this hybrid"
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (28 February 2018), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA
Percy-Bower, J.M. & Parker, C.M. (28 March 2019), Updates to Western Australia’s vascular plant census for 2018. Nuytsia 30: 8 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Caladenia rosea K.W.Dixon & Christenh. legitimate
Jones, D.L. (January 2021), Native Orchids of Australia Edn. 3: 98 APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Caladenia rosea K.W.Dixon & Christenh. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA
Brown, A. (19 July 2022), The Complete Orchids of Western Australia 2: 272 [secondary reference]
common name: Spectacular Spider Orchid [n/a]
  • Etymology: "From the Latin spectatus (esteemed, worthy, excellent), in reference to the handsome flowers."