Coelogyne squamulosa J.J.Sm. 1908 SECTION Tomentosae

Photo by © Art Vogel

Lip Detail

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Plant and Flowers

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Partial Sun Warm Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Finely Scaled Coelogyne [refers to the inflorescence]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Sarawak, Borneo in hill forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with .6" [1.5 cm] between each, ovoid pseudobulb envelopd basally by dark, coriaceous, minutely pubescent sheaths and carrying 2, spreading, lanceolate, obtuse, mucronate, slightly undulate, plicate, 7 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, grooved, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a synanthous to hysteranthous, erect, slender, 4" [10 cm] long, fractiflex and dark colored rachis, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging growth and has wide spread, simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo maybe; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 2011; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide