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Orchid Species: Paracalanthe megalophora

Kew currently accepted name is Calanthe tricarinata

Paracalanthe megalophora is an orchid species identified by (Franch.) Miyabe & Kudô in 1932. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Calanthe tricarinata.
Genus
Paracalanthe (Paracalanthe.)
Grex
megalophora
Parents
Species
Author
(Franch.) Miyabe & Kudô
Year
1932
ORIGIN: Found in Pakistan, western Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar, southern China, Taiwan, Korea, Ryukyu Islands and Japan on damp grassy banks in mixed forests, in clumps on downed, rotting tree trunks in open forests, on steep open grassy slopes and in bamboo scrub at elevations of 1500 to 3300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial orchid with short, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying [2 to 3] several, basally sheath clasping, plicate, elliptic to lanceolate-elliptic, acute, petiolate or sessile base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 12 to 20 [30 to 50 cm] long, densely several [8 to 12] flowered, shortly pubescent inflorescence arising on a newly developing pseudobulb with lanceolate bracts that cover half of the pubescent ovary.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 to 1.4 inches [2 to 3.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Calanthe Cal lamellata 1914 Hayata
Add+ Calanthe Cal megalophora 1888 Franch.
Add+ Calanthe Cal torifera 1919 Schltr.
Add+ Paracalanthe Paracalanthe lamellata 1930 (Hayata) Kudô
Add+ Paracalanthe Paracalanthe torifera 1930 (Schltr.) Kudô
Add+ Paracalanthe Paracalanthe tricarinata 1930 (Lindl.) Kudô
Add+ Calanthe Cal tricarinata 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis tricarinata 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Calanthe Cal occidentalis 1855 Lindl.
Add+ Calanthe Cal pantlingii 1919 Schltr.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cal. tricarinata 'Mira' (2017) Cal. tricarinata 'KIG' (2008)
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