Coelogyne fimbriata

Coel. fimbriata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. fimbriata
Binomial name
Coelogyne fimbriata
Lindl. 1825

Coelogyne fimbriata is a species of Coelogyne.


Plants bloom in the fall with one to three 4 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant with a musky scent.


Plant is found growing in the primary forest of Nepal, Bhutan, China, northeastern India, Burma, Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 0 to 1500 meters


Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows from cool to warm 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.


Coelogyne fimbriata alba Coelogyne fimbriata var. alba Sepals and Petals are white, lip is white


Common name: The Fringed Coelogyne


  1. Coelogyne arunachalensis H.J.Chowdhery & G.D.Pal 1997
  2. Coelogyne laotica Gagn. 1930; Coelogyne leungiana Hu 1972
  3. Coelogyne longiciliata Teijsm. & Binn. 1864
  4. Coelogyne ovalis auct. non Lindley
  5. Coelogyne primulina Barretto 1990
  6. Coelogyne xerophyta Hand-Mazz. 1936
  7. Pleione chinense Krzl. 1891
  8. Pleione fimbriata [Lindley] Kuntz 1891


  • Hill, Cindy. "Coelogyne:Sparkiling Stars of Asia." Orchid Digest Vol. 72-2 April, May, June 2008: 60-76.

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