Sunday, December 27, 2009

Coelogyne pantlingii, a new orchid species discovered in Sikkim in 2005



This orchid variety named Coelogyne pantlingii  had been discovered by Indian botanist Sudhizong Lucksom in Sikkim in 2005. This floral beauty finds place among the 21 new orchid species as reported in WWF report in August 2009.



Photograph courtesy Sudhizong Lucksom/WWF Nepal