Description Dusky Fingers is a pink flowering terrestrial orchid from eastern Australia. It is similar in appearance to the Pink Fingers Orchid (Caladenia carnea ) but has smaller flowers and labellum lobes more closed together. The flowers are dusky pink with the lateral sepals and sepals having an elongated oval or finger shape. flower colour varies, and some plants have almost white flowers. The flowers sepals and petals are broader than some of the other Spider Orchids in the genus. The labellum is about 6 mm wide with three lobes and darker reddish stripes inside. flowering is in spring. The plant has a single narrow leaf growing to about 15 cm long and 3 mm wide from the base of the plant.
Height 15cm - 150cm
Habitat open eucalypt forest
Distribution Caladenia fuscata is found in eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, Victoria, south east South Australia and Tasmania. The species is also found in New Zealand.