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Coelogyne incrassata

Coel. incrassata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. incrassata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Coelogyne incrassata
(Blume) Lindl. 1830


Coelogyne incrassata is a species of Coelogyne.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring with several successive 3 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the lowland mossy forest of Java, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows in 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.

NamingEdit

Common name: The Swollen Coelogyne

SynonymsEdit

  1. Chelonanthera incrassata Blume 1825
  2. Coelogyne incrassata var. incrassata
  3. Coelogyne incrassata var. sumatrana J.J.Sm. 1914
  4. Coelogyne incrassata var. valida J.J.Sm. 1930
  5. Pleione incrassata (Blume) Kuntze 1891

ReferencesEdit

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

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