~Coelogyne rossiana Rchb. f. 1884 - See Coelogyne trinervis Lindl. 1828 Photo courtesy of Bill Bergstrom and Bergstrom Orchids Homepage


Common Name Ross's Coelogyne [English Orchid Enthusiast in Italy 1800's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Burma as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, pseudobulbs carrying 2, linear leaves that blooms in the fall on a loosely 3 to 5 flowered, 4" [10 cm] long, bracteate inflorescence with fragrant flowers arising from the apex of a new growth.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Flora of Kamrup District, Assam Iswar Chandra Barua 2001;