Coelogyne tumida J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Longifoliae

Another Angle

Disected Flower

Lip Detail

Plant and Flower Photos by Reza Wibawa

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool

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

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southwestern Java in lower montane forests at eleavtions of 1000 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each 4 angled, narrowing towards the apex pseudobulb carrying 2, narrowly lanceolate, acute, 5 prominent veined beneath, grasually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, arising on a mature pseudobulb, terminal, peduncle to 10" [25 cm] long, to 20" [50 cm] long, to 36 flowered inflorescence.

Long lost, Reza Wibawa recently found this species in western Java and took these great photos that confirms that it still exists.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J J Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figueren Atlas J J Smith 1907 drawing fide; Orchids of Java J B Comber 1990; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 collection sheet and drawing ok

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