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Orchid Species: Calanthe nicolae

Calanthe nicolae is an orchid species identified by P.O'Byrne in 1996.
Genus
Calanthe (Cal.)
Grex
nicolae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
P.O'Byrne
Year
1996
ORIGIN: Found on Mt Kemiri Sumatra in montane forests on decaying tree trunks or in deep leaf mold on the forests floor at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a creping rhizome giving rise to partially hidden, swollen, green pseudobulbs carrying plicate, V shaped, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leavesthat are held in a loose spiral blooming in the late summer and early fall on a lateral, robust, erect, glabrous, stout, rachis gradually extending, densely to 50 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute, persistent, white becoming black floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers that do not open fully.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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