Coelogyne tenasserimensis Seidenf. 1975 SECTION Elatae Pfitzer Photo by © Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee Orchid Website

Another Color Form Photo by © The Mendelova University Brno Botanical and Arborium Website

Part shadeWarm Spring

Common Name The Tenasserim Coelogyne [a Region of Thailand]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam in shady areas of dry evergreen forests at elevations of 600 to 850 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each, ovoid, glossy pseudobulb and carrying 2, apical, erect, fleshy, plicate, prominent mid-nerve, 5 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a hysteranthous, erect, slender, bare at the base, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with a few imbricate bracts at the junction of peduncle and rachis, deciduous floral bracts and carrying simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 29 N.R. 4 Orchid Genera in Thailand III Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; The Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Taunggyi 2014 photo fide;