Coelogyne quadratiloba Gagnep. 1950 SECTION Flaccida Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Warm Winter

Common Name The Four Lobed Coelogyne [refers to the lobes of the lip]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Andaman Islands, Thailand and Vietnam in evergreen hill forests near streams at elevations of 400 to 700 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, 4 angled, yellowish green pseudobulbs carrying 2, lanceolate, acute-acuminate, 7 major nerved, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a hysteranthous, peduncle slender, nearly totally enveloped by sheathing bracts, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, rachis slender, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, simultaneously 3 flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts and flowers with trasnsparent white sepals, the lip white with brown margins on the side lobes and an inverted y-shaped marking on the mid lobe, a yellow column with an orange stripe at the base of the lip..

Synonyms Coelogyne thailandica Seidenf. 1975

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand III Seidenfaden 1975 as C thailandica drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Thailand 2 Vaddhanaphuti 2009 photo ok; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;