Vulnerable spotted coelogyne blooming on the trunk
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Against the backdrop of the blue Dulong River in the early morning, the spotted coelogyne looks even more delicate and fragile growing on the trunk. Its lips are marked with distinct yellow spots.

General information about the spotted coelogyne. /CGTN Graphic

General information about the spotted coelogyne. /CGTN Graphic

Described as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, the spotted coelogyne is a second-class state protected plant in China.

(Top image by Peng Jiansheng from Luli Studio. The photo was taken near the Dulong River, SW China's Yunnan Province.)