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Calanthe wuxiensis (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae), a new species from Chongqing, China

FENG-QIONG YU, HONG-PING DENG, QIAN WANG, ZHI-MING YANG

Abstract


Calanthe wuxiensis, a new species from Chongqing, China, is described and illustrated. The new species is morphologically reminiscent of C. ecarinata and C. tricarinata, from which it differs in having white lip, lateral lobes long rectangular, apex gradually expand, middle lobe disk with three dark yellow short-crests.


Keywords


Orchidaceae, China, Calanthe wuxiensis, new species, Monocots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.317.2.9

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand