Coelogyne mooreana

Coel. mooreana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. mooreana
Binomial name
Coelogyne mooreana
Rolfe 1907

Coelogyne mooreana is a species of Coelogyne.


Plants bloom from spring to early summer with three to eight 10 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Vietnam at elevations of 1300 to 2000 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: The plant was discovered by Fred Sander who named it after F. W. Moore of the Glasnevin Botanical Gardens in Dublin.

Common name: Moore's Coelogyne


  1. Coelogyne mooreana f. alba Roeth & O.Gruss 2001
  2. Coelogyne psectrantha Gagnep. 1930


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

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