Coelogyne guamensis Ames 1914 SECTION Speciosae Lind.

Photo by Agnes Rinehart

FragrancePart shadeHot WinterSpring SummerFall

Common Name The Guam Coelogyne

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in the Caroline Is. and the Marianas on trees on high limestone ridges at elevations of 250 to 400 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with large, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, stiff, lanceolate-oblong, plicate, leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal?, successively single to 12 flowered inflorescence carrying slightly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Coelogyne palawensis Tuyama 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Ferns and Orchids of the Mariana Islands Raulerson & Rinehart 1992 photo fide; Les Coelogynes Elisabeth and Jean Claude George 2011 photo fide;