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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Sumatera.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Sumatera

Calanthe epiphytica Carr appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Manley [338], Sumatera 74329.000
Carr, C.E. [2115], Sumatera K000364283 Unknown type material
Carr, C.E. [2115], Sumatera K000364282 Unknown type material

First published in J. Malayan Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 11: 80 (1933)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nakajima, M. & Ohba, H. (2011). A synopsis of Calanthe section Styloglossum Malesian Orchid Journal 7: 5-34.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0