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Coelogyne ovalis

Coelogyne ovalis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. ovalis
Binomial name
Coelogyne ovalis
Lindl 1838

Coelogyne ovalis is a species of Coelogyne found in East Asia.


Plants blooms from summer to winter with several 4 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Assam India, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Yunnan China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 600 to 2100 meters


Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows from cool to intermediate temperatures in partial shade. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce in the winter. Water about once every two to three weeks and gradually increase watering as new roots begin to show. 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.


Common name: The Oval Coelogyne


  1. Broughtonia linearis Wall. ex Hook.f. 1890
  2. Broughtonia linearis Wall. 1830
  3. Coelogyne decora Wall. ex Voigt 1845
  4. Coelogyne pilosissima Planch. 1855