Coelogyne speciosa is a species of Coelogyne found in East Asia.
Description[edit | edit source]
Plants bloom from spring to summer with one to three 7.5 cm flowers per an inflorescence. Flowers are fragrant.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Coelogyne speciosa is found in Malaysia, Borneo, Java and Sumatra at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters growing on the rain forest floor and in trees.
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.
Variants[edit | edit source]
|Coelogyne speciosa variant||Sepals and petals are white. Lip is red|
Naming[edit | edit source]
Common name: The Beautiful Coelogyne
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
- Chelonanthera speciosa Bl. 1825
- Coelogyne speciosa subsp. fimbriata (J.J.Sm.) Gravend. 1999
- Coelogyne speciosa subsp. incarnata Gravend. 1999
- Coelogyne speciosa subsp. speciosa.
- Coelogyne speciosa var. fimbriata J.J.Sm. 1907
- Pleione speciosa (Blume) Kuntze 1891