Calanthe carrii Govaerts 1999 SUBGENUS Calanthe SECTION Styloglossum

Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name Carr's Calanthe [English Plantation Manager and Amatuer Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Pahang state of penninsular Malayasia at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with small, wavy margin, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] long, rachis to 3.4" [9 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts and carrying white flowers.

Synonyms *Calanthe pusilla Carr 1930; Styloglossum carrii (Govaerts) T.Yukawa & P.J.Cribb 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchidaceae Holttum 1953 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 as Styloglossum carrii photo fide;