Coelogyne crassiloba J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Moniliformes Carr

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Collection Sheet

Collection Sheet by by Hans Winkler and THE Herbarium Hamburgense Website

Part shadeWarm LATEFall

Common Name or Meaning The Thick Lobed Coleogyne [refers to the thick midlobe of the lip]

Flower Size

Found in Sarawak and Kalimantan Borneo in lower montane primary forests at elevations of 600 to 700 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm growing epiphtye with a short, stout rhizome giving rise to narrowly cylindrical, tapering towards the apex, slightly tetragon in maturity pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong shortly acuminate, to 7 nerved, protruding beneath, narrowing below into the grooved, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall on arising from the apex of the mature pseudobulb, erect, peduncle slender, naked, to 4.4 to 5.8" [11 to 14.5 cm] long, rachis thickened, to 6" [15 cm] long, zigzag, successively few, many flowered inflorescence with nerved, finely dotted with brown floral bracts and carrying diaphonous rose colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001; The Genus Coelogyne Clayton A Synopsis 2002; Les Coelogynes Elisabeth & Jean Claude George 2011 drawing fide