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Orchid Species: Calanthe argenteostriata

Calanthe argenteostriata is an orchid species identified by C.Z.Tang & S.J.Cheng in 1981.
Genus
Calanthe (Cal.)
Grex
argenteostriata
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
C.Z.Tang & S.J.Cheng
Year
1981
ORIGIN: Found in Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou and southeastern Yunnan provinces of China and Vietnam in broad leafed, evergreen, humid, primary forests in damp crevasses, on steep shady slopes in limestone karst regions at elevations of 500 to 1200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to just large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte with clustered, subconical pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 7, plicate, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, dark green silver striped above, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, basal, to 24 [60 cm] long, several [10+] flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, glabrous, persistent floral bracts.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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