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Calanthe discolor

Calanthe discolor (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Collabieae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Calanthe discolor
Varietates: (3)
C. d. var. amamiana – C. d. var. coreana – C. d. var. discolor
Name

Calanthe discolor Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 9 (1838)
Synonymy

Homotypic
Calanthe striata var. discolor (Lindl.) Maxim., Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8: 644 (1873)
Alismorkis discolor (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 650 (1891)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Asia-Temperate
China
China South-Central, China Southeast.
Eastern Asia
Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Lindley, J. 1838. Sertum Orchidaceum, ad pl. 9.

Additional references

Kurzweil, H. (2010). A precursory study of the Calanthe group (Orchidaceae) in Thailand. Adansonia, III, 32: 57–107.

Links

'eFloras 2008. Calanthe discolor in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2022. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Calanthe discolor. Accessed: 2022 Apr 24.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Calanthe discolor in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Apr 24. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Calanthe discolor in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Apr 24. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2022. Calanthe discolor. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2022. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Apr 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Calanthe discolor. Published online. Accessed: 24 Apr 2022.
Tropicos.org 2022. Calanthe discolor. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Apr 2022.

Vernacular names

日本語: エビネ
한국어: 새우난초

Calanthe discolor is a species of orchid. It is native to Korea, Japan (including Nansei-shoto), and China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang).[2][3] It is a well-known species found in Japan, the southern part of Korea and China. Its vernacular name in Japanese, ebine, (海老根) means "shrimp-root" in reference to the shape of the plant's pseudobulbs and root system.[4][5]
Varieties

Two varieties are currently accepted (May 2014):[2]

Calanthe discolor var. amamiana (Fukuy.) Masam. – Nansei-shoto
Calanthe discolor var. discolor – China, Korea, Japan (including Nansei-shoto)

References

"Calanthe discolor var discolor, Heterotypic Synonyms". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2015-09-04.
"Calanthe discolor Lindl., Sert. Orchid.: t. 9 (1838)". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2015-09-04.
Xinqi Chen; Phillip J. Cribb; Stephan W. Gale. "Calanthe discolor (虾脊兰 xia ji lan)". Flora of China. p. 306. Retrieved 2015-09-04 – via eFloras.org.
Sasaki, Sanmi (2005). Chado the Way of Tea: A Japanese Tea Master's Almanac. Translated by Shaun McCabe; Iwasaki Satoko. Tuttle. pp. 195–196. ISBN 978-0-8048-3716-3.
Soon, Teoh Eng (2005). Orchids of Asia (3rdition ed.). Times Editions- Marshall Cavendish. p. 146. ISBN 9812610154.

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