Calanthe bicolor Lindl. 1838 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

inflorescence Photo courtesy of of Rogier van Vugt and his Orchid webpage

Another Color Form Photo by Takato NATSU

Part shadeColdSpring

Common Name The Two Colored Calanthe - in Japan Takane Ebine

Flower Size

A naturally occuring hybrid between C dicolor and C seiboldii found in Japan as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring.

Part of the C striata complex

Synonyms Calanthe discolor f. bicolor (Lindl.) M.Hiroe 1971; Calanthe discolor var. bicolor (Lindl.) Makino 1940; Calanthe striata var. bicolor (Lindl.) Maxim. 1873

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;