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Coelogyne pandurata

Coelogyne pandurata.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Coelogyne
Species: Coel. pandurata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Coelogyne pandurata
Lindley 1853


Coelogyne pandurata is a species of Coelogyne.

Description[]

Plants bloom from spring to summer with up to 15 flowers. Flowers are 7.5 cm wide and has a honey fragrance.

Distribution[]

Plant is found growing in trees near rivers in the lowland forest of Malaya to Borneo at elevations of 0 to 100 meters.

Culture[]

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


Variants[]

Image Name Description
Coel. pandurata.jpg Coelogyne pandurata variant Sepals and petals are light green. Lip has brown patterns.
Coelogyne pandurata3.jpg Coelogyne pandurata variant Sepals and petals are green. Lip is mainly white with brown specks.

Naming[]

Common name: The Black Orchid, referring to the very dark markings on the lip.

Synonyms[]

  1. Coelogyne peltastes var. unguiculata J.J.Sm. 1927
  2. Pleione pandurata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
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