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Calanthe angustifolia Narrow Leafed Calanthe


Narrow Leafed Calanthe , Calanthe angustifolia

Calanthe angustifolia (Blume) Lindl 1833 SECTION Styloglossum

Common Name The Narrow Leafed Calanthe - In China Xia Ye Xia Ji Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Java, the Philippines, Sumatra, Vietnam, Yunnan China and Taiwan in deep moss forests at elevations of 1200 to 2300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 3.6" [9 cm] between each pseudobulb carrying 5 to 6, linear-lanceolate, plicate, acuminate, acute, narrowing basally into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on an axillary, terete, 4.4" [11 cm] long, few flowered, racemose inflorescence with three tubular bracts and a lanceolaate one towards the apex.

Synonyms Alismorkis angustifolia (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Alismorchis phajodes Kuntze 1891; *Amblyglottis angustifolia Blume 1825; Calanthe angustifolia var. flava Ridl. 1924; Calanthe phajoides Rchb.f. 1857; Calanthe pumila Fukuy. 1935; Calanthe striata var. pumila (Fukuy.) S.S.Ying 1977; Limodorum striatum Reinw. ex Hook.f. 1890