Coelogyne rumphii Lindl. 1854 SECTION Speciosae Lindley

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Part shadeHot WarmSummerFall

Common Name Rumphius' Coelogyne [Dutch Botanist in Indonesia 1700's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in the Moluccas in riverine forests at elevations of 100 to 1100 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with .6" [1.5 cm] between each ovoid-cylindric, tapering towards the base and the apex, 4-angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acuminate, plicate, 7 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a erect, 10 to 20" [25 to 50 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly developing pseudobulb and has deciduous, ovate-lanceolate, mucronate floral bracts carrying flowers that open in succession

Synonyms Angraecum nervosum Rumphius 1750; Coelogyne psittacina Rchb.f. 1868; Coelogyne psittacina var. huttonii Rchb.f. 1870; Pleione psittacina (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Pleione rumphii [Lindl] Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1868 as Coelogyne psittacina drawing; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide