Caladenia catenata (White Fingers)


Closely related to Pink Fingers though typically white-flowered and the only autumn-flowering Caladenia, this orchid was found in amongst a few others. It is deciduous, and produces a very thin, wiry, green, hairy flower stem up to 30cm tall emerging from a single, long, thin leaf (12cm x 4mm). The flower is about 30mm across.


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April 2003