Coelogyne caloglossa Schltr. 1911 SECTION Speciosae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Beautiful Lip Coelogyne

Flower Size

Found on northern Sulawesi in hill foress at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short, thread-like, smooth rhizome giving rise to close set, narrowly cylindric pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect-spreading, elliptic-lanceolate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a synanthous, peduncle enveloped by the petiole and scales of young shoot, terete, smooth, slender, rachis to 10" [25 cm] long, successively single, laxly 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 drawing fide