Coelogyne corymbosa

Coelogyne corymbosa 
Coelogyne corymbosa                                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy      desribed by     Lindley, John
  published in Folia Orchidacea. Coelogyne 7. 1854
  family             Orchidaceae  
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Arethuseae
  subtribe Coelogyninae
  genus Coelogyne Lindley 1821
  chromosones     2n = 38 
  metabolism CAM pathway, stomata of the leaves are open at night.
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins India (Sikkim), Nepal (Saukhwasaba, Choki, Phedi, Barati-Tale, Bisauna, Kalinchok Range, Dolakha ),
    Birmania, Laos (Pu Bia), Tailandia (Fang, Doi Ang Kang), Cina (Xizang, Zizhiqu)
  altitude 1829 - 2900 m (6000 - 9500 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Darjeeling (Sikkim, India)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2300 m / 7600 ft) :
    Coelogyne corimbosa a gr uk
  photoperiod in Darjeeling this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 48 m' to 10 h 22 m'
  life form epiphyte on oaks and rhododendrons or lithophyte on wet rocks
  brightness partial shade
inflorescence    length 10 cm (4" ), apical
  nr flowers 4
  size single flower cm 4,5 L 4 (1.8" L 1.6" ) - inflorescence cm 10 L 9 (4" L 3.6")
  duration inflorescence ~
  time to bloom from birth, ~ days
CITES appendix II

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