Coelogyne merrillii

Coel. merrillii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. merrillii
Binomial name
Coelogyne merrillii
Ames 1911

Coelogyne merrillii is a species of Coelogyne.


Plants bloom in the spring with two to four 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in mossy rocks and leaf litter in the pine forest of Luzon at elevations of 300 to 2300 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.


Entomology: This species is named after its collector Elmer Merril.

Common name: Merril's Coelogyne


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

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