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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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When GW Carr described the Short Spider-orchid Caladenia brachyscapa as a Victorian endemic, he assessed it as possibly extinct' (1988, 442).
(2001), in that being close to an existing plant of the terrestrial orchid Caladenia arenicola could promote the germination of seeds of the same species in situ.
The four carers of PWD described in this case illustration were recruited by the manager of Caladenia Dementia Care in Melbourne and comprised one male spousal carer (Byron), one female spousal carer (Nyssa), one female daughter carer (Natalie), and one male son carer (Sean).
(1995) acquired seedlings of two Caladenia species from seed in 10 wk on pre-inoculated potting mix (ex vitro germination), and noted that seed germination was absent in containers lacking mycorrhizal fungi and in potting mix that was not previously sterilized.
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.
Ecological and genetic consequences of pollination by sexual deception in the orchid Caladenia tentactulata.
Male thynnine wasps (Tiphiidae: Subfamily Thynninae) are the pollinators of some 70 species in the genera Arthrochilus, Caladenia, Chiloglottis, Drakaea, Spiculaea, and Paracaleana whereas other parasitic wasps, sawflies, and ants pollinate Cryptostylis and Calochilus, Paracaleana, and Leporella, respectively (Stoutamire 1983; Peakall et al.
some species of Diuris, Caladenia, Eriochilus, Microtis and Lyperanthus (Dixon 1996).
In one population of Caladenia gracilis s.l., insects removed a large proportion of pollinaria without leaving pollinia on stigmas (Tremblay, 2005) and no fruit was produced for an entire season.