Coelogyne sulcata Elis.George & J.-C.George 2008 SECTION Longifoliae

Side View of Flower

TYPE Drawing Photos/Drawing by E. & J.-C. George and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm LATER Summer

Common Name The Sulcate Coelogyne [refers to the grooved surface of the lip]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found on Mindanao island within the Philippines at elevations of 600 to 900 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with close set, pear-shaped pseudobulbs with persistent sheaths and carrying 2, leathery, oblong to lanceolate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, longer than the leaves, 8" [20 cm] long, successively 1 to 4, to 10 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo/drawing fide