Caleana major is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Caleana.
Plant flowers from spring to summer with one to five 6.25 cm wide flowers.
The lip resembles a flying duck with clearly expressed beak. It is pollinated by the male sawfly in similar way to the pollination of Drakaea (the hammer Orchid).
Plant is found growing in loose soil in the open forest of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia at elevations of 0 to 600 meters
Common Names:The Larger Caleana
- Caleana minor R. Br. 1810
- Caleya major R.Br. 1813
- Caleya minor R.Br. 1826;