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Calanthe argenteostriata

Calanthe argenteostriata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Cal. argenteostriata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Calanthe argenteostriata
C.Z. Tang & S.J. Cheng 1981


Calanthe argenteostriata is a species of orchid from the genus Calanthe.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with around ten to fifteen flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on limestone slopes in Southeastern China and Vietnam at elevations of 100 to 1600 meters

CultureEdit

Plants grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with shade. When potting Calanthe plants, the pseudobulbs must be half buried into the potting media. Plants can be potted in 40% soil, 40% dry bark and 20% perlite or another humus rich soil mixture. Plants should be watered regularly.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Silvery Striped Calanthe

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