Marian Crawford

Spider Orchid

I saw this specimen of the rare indigenous orchid Calendenia robinsonii (Frankston spider orchid) in the Herbarium, RoyalBotanical Gardens, Melbourne. It was found in the suburb of Beaumaris by AJ Tadgell, in September 1929. The site has now been destroyed for a housing development.

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  • Categories: 2006 Artist Profiles
  • Country: Victoria, Australia
  • Medium: Etching

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