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Coelogyne mooreana

Coel. mooreana

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


Coelogyne mooreana is a species of Coelogyne.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Vietnam at elevations of 1300 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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