!Geesinkorchis alaticallosa de Vogel 1984

Photo by © J B Comber

Plant in situ

Photo by André Schuiteman, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Partial Shade HotWarm Winter Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Winged Callus Geesinkorchis

Flower Size .4" [1cm]

Found only in Borneo in Kerangas forests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with tilted to the side, cylindrical, rather flattened pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, linear-lanceolate, acute, rather stiffly coriaceous, deeply canaliculate leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, rigid, elongating, 18 to 27.5" [45 to 68 cm] long, slightly fractiflex, successively 1 to 2, many [to 75] flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chelonistele tenuiflora (Ridl.) Pfitzer 1907; *Coelogyne phaiostele Ridl. 1910; Coelogyne ridleyana Schltr. 1910; Coelogyne tenuiflora Ridl. 1896; Pholidota triloba J.J.Sm. 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 1 De Vogel 1986; AOS Bulletin Vol 63 No 10 1994 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 as Chelonistele tenuiflora; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 darwing/photo good; ; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Woods 2003 drawing/photo fide