Coelogyne tommii Gravend. & P.O'Byrne 1999 SECTION Speciosae Lindl.

Another Angle Photos By Peter O'Byrne .

Deep Shade Warm Cool Spring Summer

Common Name Tommy's Coelogyne [Mr Tommy Sng cultivator of type specimen]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

Found in Sumatra? as a just medium sized epiphyte? with close set, cylindric to ovoid, obtusely 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, lanceolate, acuminate, plicate, 5 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on an erect, 4" [10 cm] long, fractiflex rachis, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging pseudobulb with ovate-oblong, deciduous floral bracts and has almost simultaneously opening, fragrant flowers

Synonyms Coelogyne tomiensis O'Byrne 1995 non inval.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide

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