Coelogyne tomentosa

Coel. tomentosa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. tomentosa
Binomial name
Coelogyne tomentosa
Lindl. 1853

Coelogyne tomentosa is a species of Coelogyne.


Plants can bloom at any season but usually in summer with 20 to 30 fragrant flowers. Flowers are 6.25 cm wide.


Plant is found growing in river valleys in the mountain regions of Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, and Java at elevations of 1500 to 2100 meters


Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows from cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade. Water regularly in the summer and gradually reduce in the winter. Pot in medium fir bark.


Common name: The Hairy Coelogyne


  1. Coelogyne cymbidioides Ridl. 1908
  2. Coelogyne dayana [Rchb.f]Rolfe var massangeana Ridley
  3. Coelogyne densiflora Ridley 1903
  4. Coelogyne massangeana Rchb.f. 1878
  5. Coelogyne tomentosa Lindley var cymbidioides Ridley
  6. Coelogyne tomentosa Lindley var massangeana Ridley
  7. Pleione massangeana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze, 1891
  8. Pleione tomentosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891