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Calanthe densiflora

Calanthe densiflora

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


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

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Densely Flowered Calanthe

SynonymsEdit

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

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