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Calanthe graciliflora Graceful Flowered Calanthe

 

Graceful Flowered Calanthe, Calanthe graciliflora

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Calanthe graciliflora Hayata 1911 Photo by Japan Orchid Website

Common Name The Graceful Flowered Calanthe - In China Gou Ju Xia Ji Lan

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in China and Taiwan in shady and moist places in forests or along ravines at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with short, subovoid pseudobulbs enveloped by leaf sheaths and carrying 3 to 4, arising after flowering, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, glabrous, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, densely pubescent, 28" [to 70 cm] long, racemose, sparsely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Calanthe graciliflora var. xuefengensis Z.H.Tsi 1981; Calanthe hamata Hand.-Mazz 1936

 

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