(pronounced: kal-ah-DEN-ee-ah)


Diurideae subtribe Caladeniinae

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From the Greek kalos, meaning beautiful, and aden, meaning gland, from the glandular callus on the lip.




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Bickerton, D. 1997. A pollination study of the endangered orchid Caladenia rigida: part 3. Pollinators. Native Orchid Soc. S. Australia J. 21(8):74-76.

Carr, G. W. 1988. New species of Caladenia R. Br. (Orchidaceae) from Victoria and New South Wales, Australia. Muelleria 6:439-447.

Carr, G. W. 1991. New taxa in Caladenia R. Br., Chiloglottis R. Br. and Gastrodia R. Br. (Orchidaceae) from south-eastern Australia. Indig. Flora and Fauna Assoc., Misc. Pap. 1.

Clements, M. A. 1985. Notes on the content of John Lindley’s orchid herbarium, 4: Caladenia. Orchadian 8(3):64-68.

Heberle, R. L. 1995. Taxonomic treatment of Caladenia in South-Western Australia -- Appraisal, 1995. Orchadian 11(10):479-486.

Jones, D. L. 1997. Towards a revision of the Caladenia dilatata complex, 1: the Caladenia dilatata alliance. Orchadian 12(4):157-171.

Jones, D. L. 1999. Eight new species of Caladenia R. Br. (Orchidaceae) from eastern Australia. Orchadian 13(1):4-24.

Jones, D. L. 2000. Four new names in Caladenia R. Br. (Orchidaceae), and a note on C. carnea var. subulata Nicholls. Orchadian 13(6):255-257.

Jones, D. L. and M. A. Clements 1999. Caladenia actensis (Orchidaceae), a new species from the Australian Capital Territory. Orchadian 12(11):522-525.

Jones, D. L., B. P. J. Molloy and M. A. Clements 1997. Three new species and a new combination in Caladenia R. Br. (Orchidaceae) from New Zealand. Orchadian 12(5):220-228.

Morrison, D. A. and P. H. Weston 1985. Analysis of morphological variation in a field sample of Caladenia catenata (Smith) Druce (Orchidaceae). Austral. J. Bot. 33:185-195.

Rogers, R. S. 1931. Pollination of Caladenia deformis. Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Austral. 55:143.

Sargent, O. R. 1907. Pollination of Caladenia barbarossa. J. W. Austral. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4:1-7.

Stoutamire, W. D. 1983. Wasp-pollinated species of Caladenia (Orchidaceae) in south-western Australia. Austral. J. Bot. 31:383-394.