Coelogyne lawrenceana

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. lawrenceana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Coelogyne lawrenceana
Rolfe 1905


Coelogyne lawrenceana is a species of Coelogyne.

Description[edit | edit source]

Plants bloom from fall through spring with three to six successively opening 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plant is found growing in the primary montane forests of Vietnam at elevations around 2500 meters.

Culture[edit | edit source]

Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows in intermediate 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.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Entomology The species is named after Sir James John Trevor Lawrence who first exhibited the species at the Royal Horticultural Society in 1905. The plant was awarded with a Award of Merit.

Common name: Lawrence's Coelogyne

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

  1. Coelogyne fleuryi Gagnep. 1930

References[edit | edit source]

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