Coelogyne kelamensis J.J. Sm. 1910 SECTION Moniliformis Carr. Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower Photos courtesy of Eric Hunt and Andy's Orchids .

Part shade HotSpring

Common Name The Kelam Coelogyne [A department of Borneo]

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

Found in Borneo, near sea level as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm] between each elongate, slender pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-elliptic, obovate, acuminate-acute, undulate, plicate, 5 nerved, coriaceous, red, gradually narrowing below into the grooved petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a slender, 5" [12.5 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, to 11 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly forming pseudobulb with successively opening flowers.

CAUTION I am not ure of this determination so please use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman Etal 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photos ok