Botanical name: Coelogyne corymbosa Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Synonyms: Pleione corymbosa
Clustered Coelogyne is an epiphytic orchid distinguished by its small pseudobulbs, and its erect clusters of only 2-4 white fragrant flowers each up to 5 cm across. Sepals and petals are white, broadly lanceshaped, lip oblong with broad blunt erect lateral lobes, the central lobe triangular-ovate, brown at base with two yellow blotches and with a white terminal part. Leaves are oblong-elliptic, 10-18 cm long. Pseudobulbs are 2.5-4 cm, borne on a thick rhizome. Clustered Coelogyne is found in Eastern Himalayas, from C. Nepal to NE India and SW China, at altitudes of 2200-3300 m. Flowering: April-June.
Identification credit: Jis Sebastian
The flower labeled Clustered Coelogyne is ...