Coelogyne planiscapa Carr 1935 SECTION Longifoliae Pfitzer Photo by Pieter C Brouwer and his Coelogyne Photo Page

Another Angle

Plant in situ Borneo Photo courtesy of Peter Maxwell

Another Flower Angle Photo by Art Vogel

Part shadeWarmColdLATESummerFall

Common Name The Flat Scape Coelogyne

Flower Size [2" [5 cm]

Found in Sabah in northern Borneo in lower and upper montane forests at elevations of 800 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphtye, terrestrial or lithophyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each, elongate-ovoid, slightly compressed, ribbed pseudobulb enveloped initially by a few fleshy, tubular sheaths and carrying 2, apical, linear-lanceolate, acute, rigid, leathery, plicate, 5 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an elongate, stout, strongly flattened, and narrowly winged, narrowly ellitpic in cross-section, 16" [40 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb and carrying successively opening, wide spreading flowers

Synonyms Coelogyne planiscapa var. grandis Carr 1935

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman Etal 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;

Coelogyne planiscapa var. grandis Carr 1935

Plant and FlowersPhotos by Takato NATSU from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

Differs in it's larger plant size.