Calanthe discolor

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Calanthe discolor


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Collabieae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Calanthe discolor
Varietates: (2)
C. d. var. amamiana – C. d. var. discolor


Calanthe discolor Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 9 (1838)


  • Homotypic
    • Calanthe striata var. discolor (Lindl.) Maxim., Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8: 644 (1873)
    • Alismorkis discolor (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 650 (1891)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Asia-Temperate 
    • China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast.
    • Eastern Asia
      • Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand. Adansonia, III, 32: 57–107.


Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: エビネ
한국어: 새우난초

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