Coelogyne fragrans Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1911) 102
Type: Schlechter 18216 (lecto K; iso AMES, BO, E, G, L 2x, NSW)
Roots 0.18-0.24 cm diam. Rhizome 0.8-1.34 cm thick. Scale-covered part of the inflorescence-bearing young shoot 9-13.4 cm long. Pseudobulbs up to 1.5 cm apart, oblongoid, obtusely 4-angled when fresh, 6.5-10 cm long. Leaves one or two per pseudobulb. Petiole 3-5 cm long. Blade lanceolate, 21-38.5 by 3.8-6.8 cm; apex acuminate; main nerves 5-7. Inflorescence synanthous with the partially to entirely developed leaves, 2-6-flowered. Peduncle during flowering at the base enclosed by the petiole and scales of the young shoot, 18-38 cm long. Rachis (sub)erect, zigzag, 2.6-9.5 cm long; internodes 1.3-2.04 cm long, slightly curved, (slightly) thickened. Floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, 3.3-5.3 by 0.8-1.2 cm, deciduous or persistent; apex acute; nerves 11-13. Flowers opening (nearly) simultaneously or in succession. Pedicel 0.6-0.8 by 0.15-0.26 cm; ovary 0.8-1.4 by 0.3-0.4 cm. Median sepal oblong, 3.4-4.9 by 0.9-1.7 cm; apex acuminate; nerves 7-9, the midrib a rounded keel 0.06-0.1 cm high. Lateral sepals oblong, 3.3-4.6 by 0.9-1.4 cm; apex acuminate; nerves 6 or 7, the midrib a rounded keel 0.07-0.1 cm high. Petals recurved, 3.1-4.52 by 0.2-0.5 cm; apex acuminate; nerves 3. Lip 2.8-4.5 by 1.5-2.2 cm, nerves 13-15, midrib eccentric. Hypochile when flattened 1.5-2.2 by 1.5-2.2 cm; base attached over 0.9-1.7 cm, not saccate; lateral lobes in front obtuse, extending 0.3-0.6 cm in front and slightly diverging, front margin at the base slightly irregularly erose, with acute sinus; apex slightly saccate; keels 3, not widened along the crest, all keels starting at the base of the lip and there 0.05-0.1 cm high, diverging towards the apex of the hypochilium, converging again on the epichilium, the lateral keels up to 0.25 cm high, consisting of two, often interrupted, undulating rows of irregularly rounded warts on each side of the crest 0.05-0.08 cm high, with papillae but without hairs, separated by a longitudinal groove, the median keel lower than the lateral ones and consisting of one, at a few places interrupted row of undulating, irregularly rounded warts with papillae but without hairs. Epichile convex, when flattened elliptic, 1.3-2 by 1.1-2.2 cm, with a broad, short claw 0.02-0.025 cm thick; base attached over 1-1.1 cm; apex retuse, slightly raised, with an acute apex; margin slightly erose, recurved; sides not pronounced as lateral lobes, without warts, centre 0.04-0.05 cm thick, margin 0.025-0.035 cm thick; keels 2 or 3, ending 0.9-2.8 cm from the apex of the epichilium, on the claw and blade identical with the ornamentation on the hypochilium. Column 2.4-2.67 by 0.7-0.83 cm; hood with more or less truncate apical margin, laterally notched where the wings are attached, the middle part slightly rounded, recurved. Anther broadly bell-shaped in outline, 0.53-0.6 by 0.45-0.5 cm, near the place of attachment with a rounded projecting apex; apex with or without notch. Pollinia obliquely ellipsoid, 0.28-0.35 by 0.16-0.18 cm; caudicle 0.06-0.26 by 0.22-0.23 cm. Stigma 0.35-0.5 by 0.33-0.38 cm; margin apex notched; rostellum 0.27-0.52 by 0.42-0.5 cm, with an acute apex without notch. Fruit body 5.4-6.0 by 2.6-3.8 cm; valvae keels 0.7-1.1 cm high; juga with a pronounced longitudinal ridge 0.35-0.6 cm high without incisions. (After Gravendeel and De Vogel, 1999).