Coelogyne chanii Gravend. & de Vogel 2002 SECTION Moniliformes

Photo by Eric Hunt and His And His Orchid Species Photo Page

Part shade Warm Cool Spring Fall

Common Name Chan's Coelogyne [Indonesian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sabah, Borneo in hill forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool, pendent growing epiphyte with clustered, tapering towards the apex, cylindrical elongate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, plicate, crenulate margins, broadly elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a terminal, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence


References Kew Monocot list , The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide/photo ok; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide