Coelogyne cuprea

Coel. cuprea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. cuprea
Binomial name
Coelogyne cuprea
H.Wendl. & Kraenzl. 1892

Coelogyne cuprea is a species of Coelogyne.


Plant blooms in the spring with seven to nine 3 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the lower montane forest of Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters


Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with partial shade. Water regularly through the year. 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.


Common name: The Coppery Coelogyne


  1. Coelogyne cuprea var. cuprea
  2. Coelogyne cuprea var. planiscapa J.J.Wood & C.L.Chan 1990

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