Coelogyne gongshanensis H.Li ex S.C.Chen 1999 SECTION Ocellatae Photos by the National Science and Technology website

Full shadeColdSpring

Common Name The Gongshan Coelogyne [an area of Yunnan Province China] - In China Gong Shan Bei Mu Lan

Flower Size 2.78" [7 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China in thickets and coniferous forests at elevations of 2800 to 3200 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid-oblong to subellipsoid, narrowing towards the apex pseudobulbs carrying 2, narrowly obovate-lancelolate to oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, coriaceous, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a synanthous, 3.2 to 5" [8 to 12.5 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Coleogyne A Synopsis Clayton 2002; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 drawing good