Coelogyne schilleriana Rchb.f. & K.Koch 1858 SECTION Lentiginosae Pfitzer Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Common Name Schiller's Coelogyne [German Orchid Enthusiast 1800's]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Myanmar in valleys and on ridges at elevations around 200 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with close set, globose-ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped basally by sheaths and carrying 2, elliptic-lanceolate, acute-acuminate, single nerved, plicate, coriaceous leaves with no defined petiole that blooms in the spring on a synanthous, slender, 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence sheathed with new leaves and imbricating basal bracts and has persistent floral bracts.

Synonyms Pleione schilleriana (Rchb.f. & K.Koch) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1865 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Pleione schilleriana; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Pleione schilleriana drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 15 Schlechter/Brieger 1984; The Genus Coelogyne, A Synopsis Clayton 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Thailand 2 Vaddhanaphuti 2009 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;

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