Coelogyne trilobulata J.J.Sm. 1928 SECTION Longifoliae Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Three Lobed Coelogyne [refers to the lip]

Flower Size 1.36" [3.4 cm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at levations around 2200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with closer set, ovoid, unequally three sided, rounded edge pseudobulbs carrying 2, lanceolate, acute basally and apically, narrowing below into the petiolate base elaves that blooms in the spring on a slowly arising, on a mature pseudobulb, peduncle thin, to 3.3" [8.25 cm] long, rachis snake-like, laterally flattened, [12 to 21 cm] long, successively single, 12 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; The Genus Coelogyne, a Synopsis Clayton 2002; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photos good