Calanthe bicalcarata depressa

Calanthe bicalcarata J.J.Sm. var. depressa J.J.Sm., Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 5 (1907) 31

Type: Bogor cult. (Djibdja) s.n. (Irian Jaya, North coast) (holo BO [probably, s.n. (1906), no coll.])

Leaves 14-24 by 4.5-6.2 cm. Lip spur strongly inflated-clavate, depressed, 1.6 cm long, 0.58 cm wide, obtuse, slightly retuse. Column at the apex broader than in the typical variety. (After Smith, 1907).

Colours: As for the typical variety.

Habitat: Not known, probably terrestrial in lowland forest.

Flowering time in the wild: Not known.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua (Indonesia).

Cultivation: Warm growing terrestrial, keep in shade.