Coelogyne dulitensis Carr 1935 SECTION Longifoliae

Photo by Jean Claude George


Common Name The Mt. Dulit Coelogyne [A Mountain within Sarawak Borneo where the type was collected]

Flower Size

Found in Sabah and Sarawak Borneo at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each narrowly ellongate ovoid, slightly laterally flattened pseudobulbs enveloped basally by imbricating bracts and carrying 2, oblong-lanceolate, acute, leathery, 5 strong nerved, grooved and 3 ribbed petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer on a hysteranthous, peduncle bare, slender, elliptic in cross-section, 2 to 4.8" [5 to 12 cm] long, rachis zig-zag, 2 to 12" [5 to 30 cm] long, successively single, 10 to 42 flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 Drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood etal 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis Clayton 2002; Les Coelogyne George 2011 photo fide