Calanthe conspicua is a species of orchid from the genus Calanthe.
Plant blooms from spring to summer with nine to twelve 5 cm wide flowers.
Plant is found growing in the damp forest floors of the Philippines at elevations of 290 to 485 meters
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.
Common Names: The Handsome Calanthe
- Alismorchis conspicua (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
- Calanthe lilacina Loher 1919