Coelogyne triplicatula Rchb.f. 1864 SECTION Fulginosae Lindl Photo by Lourens Grobler

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in lower Myanmar as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, pyriform to oblong, 4 angled, many longitudinally grooved pseduobulbs carrying 2, lanceolate, slightly acute, margins undulate, gradually narrowing below into the short petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a 4" [10 cm ] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging growth with lanceolate, acuminate, convolute, deciduous floral bracts and successively opening flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 drawing fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002 photo fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo good; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;