Coelogyne phuhinrongklaensis Ngerns. & Tippayasri Nov 2012 SECTION Elatae Photo by Mark and Lucia Anders and their Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Partial shade Cool LATERSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Phu Hin Rong Kla Coelogyne [A national park within Thailand]

Flower Size [2.8" [7 cm]

Found in Thailand at elevations around 1650 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a creeping terete, woody rhizome enveloped by papery persistent, imbricating sheaths and giving rise to distant, 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm] between each ovoid, elongate, 4 to 5 ribbed pseudobulb enveloped by chartaceous, imbricating, enlarged shaeths and carrying 2, apical, erect, subcoriaceous, elliptic oblong to lanceoalte, acute to acuminate, 5 nerved, prominent mid rib benath, narrowing blow into the channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer on a basal, hysteranthous, curved, 7.2 to 13.2" [18 to 33 cm] long, peduncel slender, terete 4.6 to 9.4" [11.5 to 23.5 cm] long, rachis arched, .8 to 2.8" [2 to 7 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with 9 to 13 persistent, imbricate, leathery scale bracts and carrying showy, simultaneously opening, resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI *THAI FOR. BULL. (BOT.) 40: 125129 Ngerns. & Tippayasri 2012 Drawing fide