Coelogyne cycnoches C.S.P Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Fuscescentes Pfitzer & Kraenzlin

Plant and Flowers Photos by E & J George and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade WarmWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name The Swan Neck Coelogyne [refers to the column]

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Vietnam at elevations around 1200 to 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid to fusiform carrying 2 apical, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, coriaceous, 7 nerved leaves that blooms in the fall, arising on a newly developing pseudobulb, 3.2" [8 cm] long, zig-zag, successively 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pleione cycnoches (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand III Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Launert 1992 drawing ok; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;