Calanthe rubens is a species of orchid from the genus Calanthe.
Plant blooms in the fall with up to twelve 3 cm wide flowers.
Plant is found growing in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia and the Philippines at elevations around 300 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.
|Calanthe rubens var alba||Sepals and petals are white. Lip is white.|
Common Names: The Reddish Calanthe
- Calanthe elmeri Ames 1908
- Calanthe vestita var fournieri Rolfe
- Coelogyne rubens Ridl. 1890
- Preptanthe rubens Ridl. 1924