Coelogyne verrucosa S.E.C.Sierra 2000 SECTION Verrucosae Pfitzer TYPE for the section

Flower CloseupPhotos by Peter Maxwell

Part sunHot Warm Summer

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 to warm growing epiphyte that has a tree-climbing habit and occasional terrestrial with 3/4" to 2" [1.8 to 5 cm] between each flattened, ovate pseudobulb enveloped by a few bracts and carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, plicate, 7 to 9 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer in situ and has up to 10 flowers on a proteranthous or synanthous, 19" [48 cm] long, arching inflorescence carrying simultaneously opening flowers..


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; Genera Orchidaceaerum Volume 4 Epidendroideae Part 1 Pridgeon, Cribb and Chase 2010; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide