Calanthe R.Br.

First published in Bot. Reg. 7: t. 573 (1821), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific, Mexico to Colombia, Caribbean.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Clayton, D. & Cribb, P. (2013). The Genus Calanthe: 1-411. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand. Adansonia, III, 32: 57-107.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 45. Nom. cons.
  • in Edw., Bot. Reg- t. 573 (1821)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Rolfe in F.T.A. 7: 45 (1897).
  • in Bot. Reg. 7, t. 573 (1821) nom conserv.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Rolfe in F.T.A. 7: 45 (1897)
  • Schltr. in F.R., Beih. 1: 376 (1912)
  • Seidenf. in Dansk Bot. Arkiv 29 (2): 9 (1975), nom. conserv.
  • in Bot. Reg. 7, t. 573 (1821)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2001 Johns, R.J. [10328], Indonesia 72528.000 No
Williamson, G. [863], Zambia 34437.000 No
Milliken, W. [1424], Indonesia 60023.000 No
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. s.n.], India K001132583 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. s.n.], India K001132582 Yes
Cheek, M. [5372], Cameroon 77436.000 No
Aug 28, 2015 HNK [838], Vietnam Cephalantheropsis K000341993 No
Lecoufle, New Caledonia Phaius 36142.000 No
Madagascar Phaius 47090.000 No
Du Puy, D.J. [M712], Madagascar Phaius 72587.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0