Coelogyne tenompokensis Carr 1935 SECTION Longifoliae

Another Angle

Photos by Art Vogel

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Takato NATSU from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

Part shade Cool Cold Spring

Common Name The Tenompok Coelogyne [a region in northern Borneo]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Sarawak and Sabah, Borneo in mossy lower and upper montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 2100 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each ovoid to oblong-ovoid, strongly laterally compressed pseudobulb and carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, linear-lanceolate, to linear-oblanceolate, acuminate, acute, thin, plicate leaves that blooms in the spring on an elongate, laterally flattened, to 22" [55 cm] long, to 50 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo good; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing ok; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A synopsis Clayton 2002 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide