Coelogyne filipeda Gagnep. 1950 SECTION Elatae Photo by Elizabeth and Jean-Claude George

Another Flower Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Thread-Like Inflorescence Coelogyne

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Vietnam at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, oblong, lightly angular pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, linear, acute-acuminate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a hysteranthous, thread-like, 7.2 to 8" " to .8" [18 to 20 cm] long, arched, 4 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Coelogyne longiana Aver. 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; The Genus Coelogyne, a Synopsis Clayton 2002; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photos fide;