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Calanthe bicalcarata var. depressa

Calanthe bicalcarata var. depressa

Calanthe bicalcarata J.J.Sm. var. depressa J.J.Sm., Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 5 (1907) 31

Type: Bogor cult. (Djibdja) s.n. (Irian Jaya, North coast) (holo BO [probably, s.n. (1906), no coll.])

Leaves 14-24 by 4.5-6.2 cm. Lip spur strongly inflated-clavate, depressed, 1.6 cm long, 0.58 cm wide, obtuse, slightly retuse. Column at the apex broader than in the typical variety. (After Smith, 1907).


As for the typical variety.

Not known, probably terrestrial in lowland forest.

Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua (Indonesia).

Warm growing terrestrial, keep in shade.

Not known.

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Undetermined
  • Subtribe Collabiinae
  • Genus Calanthe
  • Section Calanthe
  • Species Calanthe bicalcarata
  • Variety Calanthe bicalcarata depressa
  • Smith, J.J., Nova Guinea 8, 1 (1909) 23, t. 7, fig. 23j

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Calanthe bicalcarata var. depressa

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Calanthe bicalcarata var. depressa

Calanthe bicalcarata J.J.Sm. var. depressa J.J.Sm., drawing J.J. Smith, from Bogor cult. (Djibdja) s.n.

Calanthe bicalcarata var. depressa

Calanthe bicalcarata J.J.Sm. var. depressa J.J.Sm., herbarium sheet, Bogor cult. s.n. (Wichman Exp., Djibdja s.n., 1906), holotype specimen (BO)