Coelogyne elata Lindl.
Cymbidium strictum D.Don.
Pleione elata (Lindl.) Kuntze
Coelogyne stricta is a perennial plant producing a loose cluster of growth around 15 - 30cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine. It is grown as an ornamental[
E. Asia - southern China, Himalayan India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam
Epiphytic on trees along steep riverbanks in lower and upper montane forests; at elevations from 1,100 - 2,000 metres[
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
In Nepal this species is found in evergreen broadleaved forests, where the the rainfal is monsoonal, falling mainly from mid June to mid September. The climate of these forests is sub-tropical, winters are warm to mild and frosts are generally few[
A paste made from pseudobulbs is used to relieve headaches and fever[
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