FANDOM


Calanthe cardioglossa

Calanthe cardioglossa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Cal. cardioglossa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Calanthe cardioglossa
Schltr. 1906


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

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with ten to fifteen 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 400 to 1900 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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Calanthe cardioglossa alba Calanthe cardioglossa var. alba Flower has white petals and sepals, and a white lip

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Heart-Shaped Lip Calanthe

SynonymsEdit

  1. Calanthe biloba auct. non Lindl. 1900
  2. Calanthe fuerstenbergiana Krzl. 1927
  3. Calanthe hosseusiana Kraenzl. 1909

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.