Coelogyne clemensii Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920 SECTION Rigidiformes Carr Photo by John Varigos.

Inflorescence Photo by Eric Hunt.

Plant and Flowers in situ Mt Kinabalu Borneo Photo by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt and His PBase Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade Cold Spring

Common Name Clemens' Coelogyne [English Couple, Orchid Collectors Borneo 1900's, original collector of species]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Sabah, Borneo in hill, lower and upper montane mossy forests at elevations of 800 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with slender, pyriform to cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-oblong to oblong, abruptly acuminate, erect, rigid, strongly plicate, 7 nerved, coriaceous, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, deeply grooved, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a 7" [17.5 cm] long, suberect, fractiflex rachis, loosely 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and has persistent floral bracts and simultaneously opening, fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Coelogyne clemensii var. angustifolia Carr 1935; Coelogyne clemensii var. clemensii; Coelogyne clemensii var. longiscapa Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 6 Ames 1920; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 6 Ames 1920 as C clemmensii var longiscapa; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing ok; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Coelogyne clemensii var. angustifolia; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Coelogyne clemensii var. longiscapa; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide; A Guide to the Orchids of Kinabalu Wood 2013 photo fide

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