Coelogyne tiomanensis M.R.Hend. 1930 SECTION Speciosae Lindl.

Another Angle Photos By Peter O'Byrne .

Deep Shade Warm Cool Spring Summer

Common Name Tioman Coelogyne [Island Near Penninsular Malaysia]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found on Tioman island off penninsular Malaysia in montane dwarf forests at elevations of 600 to 1100 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each, ovoid pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acuminate to mucronate, plicate, 2 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, to 12" [to 30 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging growth with ovate-oblong, acuminate, deciduous floral bracts and carrying flowers that open in succession


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide