calanthe


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any of various showy orchids of the genus Calanthe having white or yellow or rose-colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise

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The institute's organizational founder and chief sponsor was the Order of Calanthe, the women's auxiliary of the Colored Knights of Pythias.
The six orchids shown on the Jersey set are: 21p Cymbidium Maufant Jersey in a delicate pink spike of blossoms; 25p Miltonia Millbrook Jersey in vivid red and white; 31p Paphiopedilum Transvaal; 37p Paphiopedilum Elizabeth Castle; 43p Calanthe Five Oaks and 63p Cymbidium Icho Tower Trinity.
His other honors include Supreme Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias (worldwide), and Supreme Worthy Counselor of the Order Court of Calanthe.
Peacefully in hospital on 19th August, aged 80 years, Leslie (Les), beloved husband of Jean, much loved dad of Gordon and Ian and of daughter-inlaw Julian, a devoted grandad of Louise, Renford, Calanthe, Nathanael, Amiel and Janai and a dear brother of John.
1997 A new species of Calanthe (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Arethuseae) from Mount Kinabalu, Sabah.