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Orchid Species: Calanthe hyacinthina

Calanthe hyacinthina is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1925.
Genus
Calanthe (Cal.)
Grex
hyacinthina
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Schltr.
Year
1925
ORIGIN: Found in central and southern Sulawesi in primary lowlands and disturbed forests between bushes at elevations of 30 to 700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with small, hidden pseudobulbs carrying several, folded, plicate, linear, acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, terminal, peduncle terete, glabrous, to 14 [35 cm] long, rachis to 4.8 [12 cm] long, overall to to 20 [50 cm] long, successively to 12, densely many flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [1.7 to 1.8 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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