Coelogyne punctulata Lindl. 1821 SECTION Ocellatae Pfitzer & Kraenzlin. TYPE for the section Photo bythe Orchidorama Website .

FragrancePart shadeColdSpring

Common Name The Spotted Coelogyne - In China Xia Ban Bei Mu Lan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

This species is found From Nepal, Bhutan, northeastern India, Myanmar and Yunnan China in upper montane forests on trees and rocks at elevations around 2200 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte with clustered, 1.6" to 2,8" [4 to 7 cm] long, ovoid-conical, lightly sulcate pseudobulb that carries 2 apical, oblong, acute, petiolate, plicate, fleshy leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect 6" [15 cm] long inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb carrying lanceolate, acute, reddish brown, deciduous floral bracts and carries up to 10, fragrant [musk] flowers.

Synonyms Coelogyne brevifolia Lindl. 1854; Coelogyne goweri Rchb.f. 1869; Coelogyne nitida [Roxb.] Hook.f. 1890; Coelogyne ocellata Lindl. 1833; Coelogyne ocellata Lindl. var. maxima Rchb.f. 1879; Coelogyne ocellata Lindl. var. boddaertiana Rchb.f. 1882; Coelogyne punctulata f. brevifolia (Lindl.) S.Das & S.K.Jain 1980; Coelogyne punctulata var. hysterantha T.Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Cymbidium nitidum Roxb. 1832, nom. illeg.; Pleione brevifolia (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891 ; Pleione goweri (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; Orchids of Arunachal Pradesh Hegde 1984; Orchids of Nagaland Deorani & Naithani 1995 good; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Genera Orchidaceaerum Volume 4 Epidendroideae Part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb and Chase 2010; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 Drawing ok/photo fide;

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