A review of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Myanmar

  • Hubert Kurzweil Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
  • Paul Ormerod P.O. Box 8210, Cairns 4870, Queensland, Australia
Keywords: Orchidaceae, Calanthe, Cephalantheropsis, Phaius, taxonomic review

Abstract

A review of the Calanthe group in Myanmar is presented, comprising the representatives of the genera Calanthe, Cephalantheropsis and Phaius. Currently there are 28 Calanthe species, 2 Cephalantheropsis species and 6 Phaius species known in the country. An identification key to the species, short descriptions as well as brief notes on distribution and ecology are given, and colour photographs of several species are also provided. Calanthe lamellosa Rolfe is newly reported for Myanmar.

Author Biographies

Hubert Kurzweil, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569

Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569

Paul Ormerod, P.O. Box 8210, Cairns 4870, Queensland, Australia

P.O. Box 8210, Cairns 4870, Queensland, Australia

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Published
2019-11-19
How to Cite
Kurzweil, H., & Ormerod, P. (2019). A review of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Myanmar. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 47(2), 196-225. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2019.47.2.12
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