The Williams Spider Orchid is usually solitary, growing to 15-20cm tall. The leaf is erect, broadly linear, 7-9 cm x 15-18 mm and pale green. The spider-like flowers are yellow-green.
Williams Spider Orchid |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Caladenia williamsiae
The main potential threats to Williams Spider Orchid include fire and unauthorised collection.
Australian Government, Listing Advices, Caladenia williamsiae
While there is limited information on current or future threats to the species; kangaroo grazing on the original population and the potential threat of fire in the future is sufficient evidence to suggest that the species geographic distribution is precarious for its survival.