On the first record of Calanthe lamellosa (Orchidaceae) from India with notes on typification

Moaakum, Dey S., Bhattacharjee A. & T. Neikha

Published on : 30-Sep-2022

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2022.32.03.03


Calanthe lamellosa Rolfe (Orchidaceae) is reported here for the first time from India and a detailed description, photographs and drawing are provided. Its affinity with Calanthe brevicornu Lindl. is discussed and a lectotype is designated for C. lamellosa from the available original material (syntypes). Further, a lectotype is designated for Calanthe yunnanensis Rolfe, a heterotypic synonym of C. lamellosa.