Coelogyne huettneriana Rchb.f. 1872 SECTION Flaccidae Lindl Photo by Jean Claude Geroge and His Orchidorama Web Page

Another Flower Color with lip detail Photo by Seidenfaden

FragrancePart shade Cool Spring

Common Name Huettner's Coelogyne [German Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Lower Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in open evergreen forests at elevations of 1100 to 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte in open areas with close set, oblong-ovate pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a few sheaths and carrying 2, elliptic, acuminate, plicate, 7 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the grooved, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a arching to 5.6" [14 cm] long, slender, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with deciduous floral bracts and simultaneously opening, musk scented flowers

Synonyms Pleione huettneriana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as C huttneriana; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 Drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; AOS Bulletin VOl 37 # 5 1968 photo fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand III Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Launert 1992 drawing ok; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide