Calanthe hyacinthina Schltr. 1925 SUBGENUS Calanthe SECTION Styloglossum Photo by Ed de Vogel

Full Shade Hot Warm Fall Winter .

Common Name The Hyacinth-Like Calanthe

Flower Size 3/4" [1.7 to 1.8 cm]

Found in central and southern Sulawesi in primary lowlands and disturbed forests between bushes at elevations of 30 to 700 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with small, hidden pseudobulbs carrying several, folded, plicate, linear, acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, terminal, peduncle terete, glabrous, to 14" [35 cm] long, rachis to 4.8" [12 cm] long, overall to to 20" [50 cm] long, successively to 12, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Styloglossum hyacinthinum ( Schltr. ) T.Yukawa & P.J.Cribb 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 23011 drawing fide; The Genus Calanthe Clayton & Cribb 2013 drawing/photo fide