Coelogyne malipoensis Z.H.Tsi 1995 SECTION Hologyne D.A.Clayton.

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Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Malipo Coelogyne [A place in Yunnan China, location of the type] - In China Ma Li Po Bei Mu Lan

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in southeastern Yunnan province of China and north Vietnam on trees over limestone on rocky slopes at elevations around 1100 to 1450 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each, elongate-ovate pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic to obovate-elliptic, coriaceous, obtuse to acuminate, abruptly contracted into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a synanthous or hysteranthous, basally sheathed, 8" [20 cm] long, lax, few flowered inflorescence with persistent, narrowly oblong floral bracts and simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Coelogyne: A Synopsis Clayton 2002 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;