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Noun1.caladenia - any of various orchids of the genus Caladenia
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Caladenia - terrestrial orchids of Australia to New Caledonia
Caladenia cairnsiana, zebra orchid - orchid with reddish linear leaves and panicle of purple-marked pale-yellow flowers with deep red or purple lip; southwestern Australia
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Male thynnine wasps of various genera also pollinate species of all or most species of Caleana (flying duck orchids-7 species), Caladenia (spider orchids and others-250 species), Chiloglottis (27 species), and Drakaea (hammer orchids-9 species), (Peakall, 1990; Adams & Lawson, 1993; van der Cingel, 2001; Alrich et al.
Larger is better: the effects of floral display on reproductive success in two populations of Caladenia (Stegostyla) gracilis R.
Found in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and King and Cape Barren Islands, the tiny caladenia (Caladenia pusilla) is so named for its small flowers, often just eight millimetres across.