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Orchid Species: Calanthe kinabaluensis

Calanthe kinabaluensis is an orchid species identified by Rolfe in 1914.
Genus
Calanthe (Cal.)
Grex
kinabaluensis
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Rolfe
Year
1914
ORIGIN: Found in Borneo near Mount Kinabalu in lower montane oak/laurel, rarely hill forests at elevation of 900 to 2100 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial orchid with a few to several, plicate, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer in situ on an erect, peduncle to 30 [75 cm] long, provided with several tubular sheathing bracts, rachis to 4 [10 cm] long, finely pubescent, overall 34 [85 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence with deciduous as the flowers open, lanceolate, acuminate, reflexed, spreading floral bracts and holding the orange yellow flowers towards the apex.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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