Coelogyne chlorophaea Schltr. 1911 SECTION Lentignosae Photo by Pieter Brouwer and his P Base Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing Drawings by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Green Leaved Coelogyne

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Sulawesi in lower montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, thick rhizome giving rise to conical or cylindric-conical, 4 angled, smooth pseudobulbs carrying 2, erect-spreading, ellliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, smooth, gently narrowing into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a synanthous, peduncel bare, 5.2 to 8" [13 to 20 cm] long, rachis erect, laxly 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


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