Coelogyne echinolabium de Vogel 1992 SECTION Tomentosae Pfitzer

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part shade Hot Warm Winter LATESpringEARLYSummer

Common Name The Bristley Coelogyne [refers to the lip and the mass of protuberances]]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Sarawak and Brunei Borneo in lowland and riverine forests at elevations of 30 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with close set, slender, cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 2, thin, narrowly elliptic, acute to acuminate, plicate, 5 to 7 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and again in the late spring and early summer on a pendulous, straight to slightly fractiflex, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with persistent floral bracts and simultaneously opening flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 6 de Vogel 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Wood, Beaman Etal 2001 photo fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 2011; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide