Coelogyne nervosa A.Rich. 1841 SECTION Coelogyne Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower

Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Art Vogel

FragrancePart shadeCool TO ColdSummerFall

Common Name The Nerved Coelogyne [refers to the pattern on the lip and side lobes]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in southwestern India and Myanmar in lower and upper montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 2300 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with close set, angled, broadly ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2, narrowly elliptic, acute, slightly undulate, plicate, 9 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the indistinct petiolate base leaves that blooms on a erect, loosely 7 to 12 flowered, 6" [15 cm] long, fractiflex rachis inflorescence that arises from the center of a newly emerging growth with persisitent floral bracts and carries simultaneously opening, fragrant flowers occuring in the summer and fall.

Synonyms Coelogyne corrugata Wight 1851; Pleione corrugata (Wight) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as C corrugata drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 9 1958 as C corrugata drawing fide; AOS Bulletin VOl 32 No 5 1963; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture vol 2 Pradhan 1979 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984 drawing good; Orchids of Nilgiris Joseph 1987 drawing fide; The Manual of Cultivated Orchids Bechtel, Cribb, Launert 1992 as C corrugata drawing fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photos fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #7 2019 drawing fide;