Coelogyne longpasiaensis J.J.Wood & C.L.Chan 1990 SECTION Moniliformes Carr.

Photo by Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Long Pa Sia Coelogyne [A place in Sabah Borneo, location of the type]

Flower Size .2" [6mm]

Found in Borneo in hill and riverine forests at elevations around 700 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a slender rhizome giving rise to close set, narrowly cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, somewhat plicate, undulate margin, narrowly elliptic, acute to acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a hysteranthous, peduncle slender, winged, naked, pendulous, 2 to 6.4" [5 to 16 cm] long, rachis thicker, fleshy, prominent abscission scars, successively many flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts and slightly fragrant flowers.


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