Coelogyne acutilabium de Vogel 1992 SECTION Tomentosae TYPE Drawing by Ed De Vogel

Part shade

Common Name The Acute Lip Coelogyne

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia ? without location from a plant in the Bogor Botanical Garden, now dead as an epiphyte with a pendent, slightly zig-zag, rachis to 9.6" [24 cm] long, densely velutinous hairy, to 12 flowered inflorescence with ovate, as long to slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Only a rachis was available for De Vogel to describe this orchid as the plant had died earlier and that was all that was preserved.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Monographs Vol 6 De Vogel 1992 drawing fide; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis, D A Clayton 2002; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 drawing fide