Bhutan Journal of Natural Resources and Development

College of Natural Resources

First Record of Calanthe herbacea Lindl. (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) in Bhutan

Zangpo, Jigme .;  Tshewang, Tendri .;  Phuntsho, Yeshi .;  Thapa, Dimple .;  Wangmo, Kinley .; 



In Bhutan, orchids are still poorly studied. Calanthe herbacea Lindl. was recorded for the first time in Bhutan using an opportunistic survey. This record increases the number of known Calanthe R.Br. species of Bhutan to 19 and the number of orchid species reported to occur in Bhutan to 470 species.


Calanthe herbacea, new record, orchid

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