Coelogyne verrucosa S.E.C.Sierra 2000 SECTION Verrucosae Pfitzer

Flower CloseupPhotos by Peter Maxwell

Part sunHotSummer

Common Name The Warty Coelogyne

Flower Size 2 3/4" [7 cm]

Found in all of Borneo at elevations of 10 to 700 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte that has a tree-climbing habit and occasional terrestrial with 3/4" to 2" between each flattened, ovate pseudobulbs enveloped by a few bracts and carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, plicate, 7 to 9 nerved, gradually narrowing belwo into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer in situ and has to 10 flowers on a proteranthous or synanthous, 19" [48 cm] long, arching inflorescence with simultaneously opening flowers..

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 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

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