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 darwing; AOS Bulletin VOl 32 No 5 1963; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Die Orchideen lieferung 15 Schlechter/Brieger 1984 drawing good; 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;

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