Coelogyne anceps Hkr.f 1890 SECTION Ancipites Pfitzer & Kranzl. TYPE for the section Drawing by Icones 22 Hooker 1892

Part Sun HotWarm Summer

Common Name The Sharp Coelogyne [refers to column apex]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia at unknown elevations as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte or occasional lithophyte on mossy rocks with a stout, creeping rhizome with 1" [2.5 cm] between each ellipsoid, grooved with age, dull red pseudobulbs enveloped by basal sheaths and carrying 2, short, coriaceous, leathery, plicate, 5 nerved, elliptic, subacute, often variegated green and white, gradually narrowing below into the red, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a hysteranthous, with stiff, flat, imbricating bracts at the interface between peduncle and rachis, then fractiflex, 8 to 14" [20 to 35 cm] long, successively single to 4 flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts and white flowers.

Synonyms Pleione anceps (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 Hooker 1892 as drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis Clayton 2002; Genera Orchidaceaerum Volume 4 Epidendroideae Part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb and Chase 2010; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo ok; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;

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