Pleione lactea is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Kuntze in 1891. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Coelogyne flaccida.
ORIGIN: Found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam at elevations around 1100 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid to ovoid-elliptic pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong-elliptic, acute gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a erect, 8 [20 cm] long, simultaneously several flowered inflorescence.
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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