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Orchid Species: Calanthe masuca

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Calanthe masuca is an orchid species identified by (D.Don) Lindl. in 1833.
Genus
Calanthe (Cal.)
Grex
masuca
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(D.Don) Lindl.
Year
1833
ORIGIN: Found in Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Hunan, southeastern Tibet and southern Yunan provinces of China, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi and the Ryukyus Islands in temperate forests at elevations of 400 to 1500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial orchid with small, narrowly conical pseudobulbs and several, plicate, broadly elliptic, acute, narrowing below into the petiolate or sessile base leaves that blooms in the late summmer and early fall on an erect, 5 to 6 inches [12.5 to 15 cm] long, successively several to many inches [10 to 15] flowered inflorescence

-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Calanthe Cal albolongicalcarata 1974 S.S.Ying
Add+ Calanthe Cal curtisii 1884 Rchb.f.
Add+ Calanthe Cal emarginata 1833 (Blume) Lindl.
Add+ Calanthe Cal kintaroi 1934 Yamam.
Add+ Calanthe Cal longicalcarata 1930 Hayata ex Yamam.
Add+ Calanthe Cal purpurea 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Calanthe Cal seikooensis 1931 Yamam.
Add+ Calanthe Cal textori 1866 Miq.
Add+ Calanthe Cal textorii 1866 Miq.
Add+ Calanthe Cal versicolor 1871 Lindl.
Add+ Calanthe Cal violacea 1913 Rolfe
Add+ Calanthe Cal wightii 1864 Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Calanthe Cal dipteryx 1884 Rchb.f.
Add+ Calanthe Cal fulgens 1855 Lindl.
Add+ Bletia Bletia masuca 1825 D.Don
Add+ Zoduba Zoduba masuca 1825 Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis emarginata 1891 (Blume) Kuntze
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis textorii 1891 (Miq.) Kuntze
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis masuca 1891 (D.Don) Kuntze
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis pleiochroma 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis purpurea 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Amblyglottis Amblyglottis emarginata 1825 Blume
Add+ Calanthe Cal pleiochroma 1871 Rchb.f.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cal. masuca 'Ingrid' (2 awards from 2016 to 2017) Cal. kintaroi 'La Rocaille' (2 awards in 1968) Cal. textori 'Trident' (2001) Cal. masuca 'Elvena' (1967)
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