Coelogyne endertii J.J.Sm. 1931SECTION Longifoliae Pfitzer & Kraenzlin

TYPE Drawing

Photo Th Nordhausen/Drawing by J.J.Smith and National Herbarium Nederland Website

Full Shade Warm LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning Endert's Coelogyne [German Original Collector of Type specimen 1900's]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Kalimantan and Sarawak Borneo in primary hill forests on small trees at elevations around 800 to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a stout rhizome giving rise to close set, pyriform, neck thicker, elongated base pseudobulbs carrying 2, erect, plicate, 9 nerved, oblong-elliptic, acuminate-acute, gently narrowing below into the grooved, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an initially synanthous, but becoming hysteranthous, elliptic in cross-section, 9.2 to 12.4" [23 to 31 cm] long, zig-zag, loosely many flowered inflorescence with deciduous floral bracts and successively opening flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman Etal 2001; The Genus Coelogyne A Synopsis Clayton 2002; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo column only good; Les Coelogynes E & J George 2011 photo fide;