Coelia bella

Coelia bella

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Coeliinae
Genus: Coelia
Species: Coelia bella
Binomial name
Coelia bella
(Lem.) Rchb.f. 1861

Coelia bella is a species in the Coelia genus.


Plant blooms in the summer with several 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the rain forest of Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters


Plants grows in moderate lighting with cool to warm temperatures. Plants can be potted in medium bark or sphagnum moss. Plants need water as the medium approaches dryness but not completely dry.


Common Name:The Beautiful Coelia


  1. Bifrenaria bella Lem. 1852-3
  2. *Bothriochilus bellus Lem. 1856

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