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Coelogyne calcicola

Coelogyne calcicola

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. calcicola
Alliance:
Binomial name
Coelogyne calcicola
Kerr 1933


Coelogyne calcicola is a species of Coelogyne found in East Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with six to seven 5.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lower montane forest of Burma, Yunnan China, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows from cool to cold temperatures in partial shade. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce in the winter. Water about once every two to three weeks and gradually increase watering as new roots begin to show. Pot in a well drain medium. Pot in a plastic or clay pot with a mix of fine fir bark, tree fern fibers, and perlite or pot in New Zealand sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Limestone-Living Coelogyne

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