Calanthe Name Meaning & Origin

Calanthe

Pronunciation: kə-LAN-thee (key)

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Calanthe is the genus that many Asian orchids belong to. It literally means "beautiful flower", derived from Greek kalos- "beautiful" and anthos- "flower"

"Calanthe are the most showy of the hardy orchids, with attractive evergreen foliage and spikes of showy flowers in a variety of colors. Some have wonderful fragrance too." from asiaticanursery.com about the flowers.

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Cally, Callie

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Calanthe is a genus of orchid. The name comes from Greek roots meaning "beautiful flower."

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