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Coelogyne swaniana

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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. swaniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Coelogyne swaniana
Rolfe 1894


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

Description[]

Plants blooms at any season with many 5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on branches in the forest of in Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra and the Philippines at elevations of 910 meters

Culture[]

Plants are usually grown in baskets. Plant grows from cool to cold 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.

Naming[]

Common name: Swain's Coelogyne

Synonyms[]

  1. Coelogyne quadrangularis Ridl. 1896
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