Calanthe densiflora

Calanthe densiflora

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Cal. densiflora
Binomial name
Calanthe densiflora
Lindl. 1833

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


Plant blooms in the fall with many 1.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in India, Myanmar, China, Taiwan and Vietnam at elevations of 160 to 1830 meters


Plants grows in intermediate to cool 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 Densely Flowered Calanthe


  1. Alismorchis densiflora (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Calanthe kazuoi Yamam.1930

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