Coelogyne pempahisheyana H.J.Chowdhery 2004 SECTION Flaccidae

Another FLower Angle

Inflorescence Photos by E. & J.-C. George and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part shade Cool LATEWinter EARLIER Spring

Common Name Pempahishey's Coelogyne [Indian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.6 to 2.32" [4 to 5.8 cm]

Found in Darjeeling India at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid-oblong, brilliant green, longitudinally ridged pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, elliptic-oblong, acute, coriaceous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on a basal, from a mature pseudobulb, 6.8 to 8" [17 to 20 cm] long overall, peduncle short, pendent, rachis zigzag, simultaneously 8 to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;