Calanthe cleistogama Holttum 1947SUBGENUS Calanthe SECTION Styloglossum

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website.

Common Name The Self Pollinating Calanthe

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found only in penninsular Malaysia in montane forests as a terrestrial orchid that blooms on a terminal, erect, successively many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Styloglossum cleistogamum ( Holttum ) T.Yukawa & P.J.Cribb 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Gard. Bull. Singapore 11:277 Holttum 1947; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 2011 drawing good; The Genus Calanthe Clayton & Cribb 2013