Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl. 1852 Thai Orchid


The beautiful Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl. 1852 orchid is an epiphytic and lithophytic growing tropical orchid (Orchidaceae) species, native to Thailand, Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Vietnam. In Thailand the Coelogyne lentiginosa orchid is called Ueang Chun. Inflorescences get a length of about 15 cm and carry up to about 5 flowers. The highly fragrant flowers get a size of approx. 4 cm. Flowering period: September - December. Coelogyne lentiginosa orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival).

Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl.
Image: Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl. 1852, Macro photography
Photographer: Posantor “Chocolate” Saelie

Image: Coelogyne lentiginosa Lindl. 1852
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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Kyi May Kaung May 11, 2010 at 10:24

My mother had this in Burma.

Can anyone tell me if bulbs look like candles?

Kyi May

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