Coelogyne brachygyne J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Longifoliae Pfitzer & Kraenzlin

Another Angle

Plant in situ in Sumatra Photos By Peter O'Byrne .

Deep Shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Short Column Coelogyne

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Sumatra in lower, mossy, montane forests at elevations of 1250 to 1850 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial in humus on roadside embankments with close set, elongate pseudobulbs carrying 2, erect, oblong-lanceolate to obovate-oblong, acute-acuminate, plicate, 7 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 34" [to 85 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, many flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging growth with successively opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 photo fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;