Coelogyne brachyptera Rchb. f. 1881 SECTION Brachypterae D.A.Clayton.

FragrancePart sun CoolSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Short-Winged Coelogyne [refers to the side lobes of the lip being wing-like]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in forests at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with elongate-ovoid, angled pseudobulbs carrying 2 elliptic-lanceolate, suberect, plicate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendulous to erect, terminal, long, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb with 5 to 7, fragrant, simultaneously opening flowers.

Synonyms Pleione brachyptera (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo hmm; 1st photo fide second photo hmm;