Calanthe masuca (D.Don) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 249 (1833) (syn: Amblyglottis emarginata Blume, Bletia masuca D.Don, Calanthe albolongicalcarata S.S.Ying, Calanthe curtisii Rchb.f., Calanthe dipteryx Rchb.f., Calanthe emarginata (Blume) Lindl., Calanthe fulgens Lindl., Calanthe furcata f. masuca (D.Don) M.Hiroe, Calanthe furcata f. textorii (Miq.) M.Hiroe, Calanthe kintaroi Yamam., Calanthe longicalcarata Hayata ex Yamam., Calanthe masuca f. albiflora (Ida) K.Nakaj., Calanthe masuca var. purpurea (Lindl.) A.N.Rao & S.R.RathoreS.K.Jain & A.Mehrotra, Calanthe pleiochroma Rchb.f., Calanthe purpurea Lindl., Calanthe seikooensis Yamam., Calanthe textorii Miq., Calanthe textorii f. albiflora (Ida) Hatus., Calanthe textorii var. longicalcarata (Hayata ex Yamam.) Garay & H.R.Sweet, Calanthe versicolor Lindl., Calanthe violacea Rolfe, Calanthe wightii Rchb.f., Zoduba masuca Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don);
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Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Assam, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
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Common name: Forest Calanthe • Nepali: पाखा फूल Pakha phool
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Live from field: Calanthe masuca: 2 images.


Beutiful images.
Was it from Hong Kong?


yes sir in Hong Kong.


 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flowers of India  Wikimedia Commons  IOSPE Photos  Orchid Roots

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