- Flower nameCalanthe hololeuca
- Scientific nameCalanthe hololeuca
- AliasThe Completely White Calanthe, Calanthe hololeuca, Okeki
- Place of originthe southern hemisphere, including Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa
- Place of floweringSubtropical region
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Calanthe hololeuca
Calanthe hololeuca or The Completely White Calanthe (Scientific name: Calanthe hololeuca) is an evergreen perennial herb of the family Orchidaceae, native to the southern hemisphere, including Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa. It grows naturally in tropical rainforests at altitudes of 260 to 1200 meters in each of the islands. It is about 50 cm tall. The leaves are pointed, oblong-ovate, green and vertically wrinkled. In spring, many white orchid-shaped flowers grow from the tip of the flower stalk.
Common name: Calanthe hololeuca, Scientific name: Calanthe hololeuca, Place of origin: New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, etc., Southern Hemisphere, Plant length: 50 cm; Leaf length: 50 cm; Leaf width: 10 cm; Leaf color: green; Leaf shape: oblong; Leaf margin: entire; Flower stalk height: 30 cm; Inflorescence: racemose; Flower diameter: 2.5 cm; Flower color: white; Number of petals: 6; Flowering season: April-May.