Calcearia arachnoidea is an orchid species identified by (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones in 2002. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Corybas arachnoideus.
ORIGIN: Found in New Guinea in mossy clearings at elevations around 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a patent, ovate, cordate, acuminate leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, subsessile, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, acuminate bract.
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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