Coelogyne Orchids

The Orchidaceae (Orchid) genus Coelogyne has been established in the year 1821 by Sir John Lindley. The Coelogyne genus includes about 190 species native to the Himalayas, India, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), Malaysia, Indonesia and the Fiji Islands. Coelogyne orchids are found in different climate zones, from hot to cold, most orchids of the Coelogyne genus grow epiphytic, but there are terrestrials and even lithophytes. The abbreviation in horticultural trade is: Coel.

Coelogyne tenasserimensis Seidenf.

The small flowered Coelogyne tenasserimensis Seidenf. 1975 is an epiphytic growing orchid, native to Thailand and Myanmar (formerly Burma). The beautiful yellow flower with its outstanding lip gets a size of just 1,5 - 2 cm. Flowering period: February. Coelogyne tenasserimensis orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with Read More »


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