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
Common Name The Two Colored Calanthe - in Japan Takane Ebine
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 ;