Coelogyne naja J.J.Sm. 1931 SECTION Moniliformes

Another Angle

Photos by © Art Vogel

Part shade Warm CoolLATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Cobra-Like Coleogyne

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Kalimantan Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 600 to 1500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short, creeping rhizome giving rise to close set, slender, elongate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, plicate, oblong-elliptic, acute-acuminate, 7 nerved, narrowing below into the to 4" [10 cm] long, grooved, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early summer on a hysteranthous, thread-like, gradually thickening towards the apex, zig-zag, to 6.8" [17 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence


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 Clayton 2001 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide