Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl. 1852 SECTION Lentiginosae Pfitzer & Kraenzlin TYPE for the section Photo by Tony Watkinson Copyright

Part shadeWarmTo Cool Spring

Common Name The Freckled Coelogne

Flower Size 3/5" [4 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam in evergreen and in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of 500 to 1300 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with ellipsoid, cylindrical, narrow or ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 elliptic to oblanceolate, narrow, arched to suberect, petiolate, plicate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the grooved petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a erect, 2.4" to 6.4" [6 to 16 cm] long, few [4 to 5] flowered inflorescence arising with a newly emerging pseudobulb carrying persistent floral bracts and simutaneously opening, fragrant flowers .

Synonyms Pleione lentiginosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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