Coelogyne radicosa Ridl. 1915 SECTION Longifoliae Pfitzer

Another Angle

Another Color Photos By Peter O'Byrne .

Another Flower

Another Angle Photos by Art Vogel

Deep Shade Cool LATER winter Spring

Common Name The Many Rooted Coelogyne

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia and Borneo on mountain ridges and lower montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a swollen and somewhat flattened, basally slender, sulcate with age, pink, red to brown pseudobulb enveloped basally by loose sheaths and carrying 2, elliptic, acute, plicate, 9 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, flat, bare, 16.4" [42 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence arising as a new growth emerges with deciduous floral bracts and carrying successively opening flowers.

Synonyms Coelogyne carnea Hook.f. 1890;

References IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 22 Hooker 1892 as C carnea drawing ok; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as C carnea drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 No 5 1963 as C carnea; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as C carnea; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 56 No 2 1987 photo as C carnea; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis Clayton 2002 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo good; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;

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