Calanthe beamanii P.J.Cribb 2009 SUBGENUS Calanthe SECTION Calanthe SERIES Triplicata Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Beaman's Calanthe [American original Collectors of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Sabah and Sarawak of Borneo in hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 700 to 1600 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with clustered, small pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 5, plicate, elliptic, acuminate, glabrous, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring through summer on an erect, peduncle terete, pubescent, rachis 1.4 to 6" [3.5 to 15 cm] long, moderately densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, spreading, reflexed at the tip, pubescent, persistent floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 Cribb 2009 drawing/photos fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; A to Z of SE Asian Orchids Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; The Genus Calanthe Clayton & Cribb 2013 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 photo fide;