Coelogyne foerstermannii

Coelogyne foerstermannii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. foerstermannii
Binomial name
Coelogyne foerstermannii
Rchb. f. 1886

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


Plants blooms in the winter with eight to fifteen 8 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra and the Moluccas Islands at elevations of 0 to 500 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.


Common name: Foestermann's Coelogyne


  1. Coelogyne kingii Hkr f. 1895
  2. Coelogyne maingayi Hook.f. 1890
  3. Pleione foerstermannii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Pleione maingayi (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

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