Calymmanthera major Schltr. 1913

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TYPE Drawing

Part ShadeHotSummer

Common Name The Large Calymmnathera

Flower Size tiny

Found in New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji in montane forests on tall trees at elevations around 400 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a shorter stem carrying ligulate, oblique, acute, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, 10 to 12" [25 to 30 cm] long, paniculate, laxly many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913[1985]; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen lieferung 23 Schlechter/Brieger 1990drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing fide

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