Pleione hookeriana (Lindl.) B.S.Williams

in Orch. Grow. Man. Ed. 6: 548 (1885).


Coelogyne hookeriana Lindl. in Fol. Orch. Coelogyne: 14 (1854). (basionyme)

Pleione hookeriana (Lindl.) Kuntze in Rev. Gen. 680 (1891).

Pleione laotica Kerr in J. Siam. Soc. Nat. Hist. Suppl. 9: 235 (1933).


Bhoutan, Birmanie, Chine, Inde, Laos, Népal, Sikkim, Thaïlande, Tibet.

Chine : Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Floraison : ___AMJ______. Altitude de 1630 à 3700 m.

Description sommaire

Plante épiphyte. Taille de 6 à 14 cm. Feuille unique, de 40-65 × 10-20 mm, elliptiques, pétiolées. Bractées ovales. Fleur unique, blanche, rose. Sépale dorsal elliptique, oblong, de 22-32 × 8-11 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, de 20-28 × 8-12 mm. Pétales oblancéolés, de 24-34 × 5-8 mm. Chromosomes : 2n=40.


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