Nepal to China (S. Yunnan) and Indo-China as per WCSP;

Plant 30-45cm tall.Pseudobulbs ovoid cylindric to conical, sheathed at base, 12-15 x 0.5-2cm; sheaths broadly ovate, obtuse membranous, becoming fibrous, 7-9cm long.Leaves 2 lanceolate, acute yellow green above, pale beneath, 15-40 x 1.8-7cm; petiole 3.5-6.5cm long.Inflorescence proteranthous or hysteranthous, 6-12 flowered; peduncle sheathed, 15-25cm long; sheaths broad, overlapping 2.5-3cm long; raceme 7-15cm long; floral bracts broadly ovate to suborbicular, obtuse thinly membranous, persistent, 1.5-4 x 0.7-1.4cm. Flowers 4-4.5cm long, white keels yellow pedicel and ovary short, 6-9mm long.Sepals and petals similar, oblong linear, acute united and saccate at base, 3.5-5 x 0.3-0.5cm long. Lip 3 lobed, funnel shaped, 3.5-4 x 1.5cm; lateral lobes large, rounded narrow, c 3cm long mid lobe with apical cleft, margins denticulate, c 1cm long; disc with 2-5 wavy keels Column curved clavate, c 4cm long.Fruit ellipsoid, c 3 x 1.4cm.

(Attributions- N. R. Pearce & P. J. Cribb. Orichds of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2002 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)               



MS Dec.2016/01 Coelogyne cristata ? : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Location : Tlawnghnar RRF
Date : 01-12-2016
Habit : Epiphytic orchid
Habitat : Wild

Greetings from Laos. I am here with limited internet so I could be slow in responding.

Ok this should be Neogyna gardneriana. Not so commonly seen.



MS Oct, 2019/09 Orchid for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Mawmrang, Mizoram

Altitude : 1,700 m
Date : 07-11-2019
Habit : Epiphytic herb
Habitat : Wild

Neogyna gardneriana (Lindl.) Rchb.f. (=Coelogyne gardneriana Lindl.)

Neogyna gardneriana

Not very commonly seen on our group.