Coelogyne kemiriensis J.J Sm.1943 SECTION Coelogyne photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Mt. Kemirir Coelogyne

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Aceh Sumatra in mossy forests on montane ridges at elevations of 2300 to 3314 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with tubular pseudobulbs carrying 2, lanceolate and acuminate, 5 nerved, prominent beneath, gradaully narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a synanthous, erect, peduncle to 3.8" [9.5 cm] long, rachis zig-zag, 1.6 to 2" [4.5 to 5 cm] long, successively few, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying short-lived flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 drawings fide;