Fringed Coelogyne   
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Fringed Coelogyne
ative Photo: Pankaj Kumar
Common name: Fringed Coelogyne
Botanical name: Coelogyne fimbriata     Family: Orchidaceae (orchid family)
Synonyms: Coelogyne ovalis

A medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphytic or lithophytic orchid on limestone cliffs in narrow crevasses that is found in China, Northern India, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in primary broadleaf evergreen lowland forests or primary montane forests at elevations of sealevel to 1500 meters with ovoid to ellipsoid pseudobulbs that carry 2 apical, oblong-elliptic, acute , plicate leaves that blooms in the fall arising on the newest psuedobulb with a terminal, 4-5 cm long, few flowered, racemose inflorescence subtended with a narrow basal sheath and carrying 1 to 3, fragrant, long-lived flowers held just above the leaves.
Photographed in Uttarakhand.
Identification credit: Pankaj Kumar • Is this flower misidentified? If yes,