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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Hong Kong) to Nansei-shoto, Peninsula Thailand to Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Borneo, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Calanthe speciosa (Blume) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 15, 2008 Nielsen, I. [575], Malaysia 42869.000
May 15, 2008 Bailes, C. [744], Malaysia 46977.000
May 15, 2008 Beaman, J.H. [11217], Sarawak 62327.000
Briggs, J., Malaysia 49338.000
Beaman, J.H. [10623], Malaysia 55148.000
Scortechini [s.n.] K000364290
Hu, S.Y. [10013], Hong Kong Calanthe patsinensis K000810920

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 250 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Cootes, J. (2009). Some new orchid locality records for the Philippines Malesian Orchid Journal 4: 45-48.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2013). The Calanthe group in peninsular Thailand Malesian Orchid Journal 11: 21-38.
  • Nakajima, M. & Ohba, H. (2011). A synopsis of Calanthe section Styloglossum Malesian Orchid Journal 7: 5-34.
  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Wood, J.J., Beaman, T.E., Lamb, A., Lun, C.C. & Beaman, J.H. (2011). The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu 2: 1-726. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Cootes, J. (2009). Some new orchid locality records for the Philippines Malesian Orchid Journal 4: 45-48.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107.
  • Sulistiarini, D., Arifiani, D. & Santika, Y. (2016). New records of Orchidaceae from Bali, Indonesia Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 68: 87-95.

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/
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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