Coelogyne xyrekes Ridl. 1915


Coelogyne xyrekes Ridl. 1915 is an epiphytic growing, middle sized, tropical orchid species, native to South Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.

Flowers get a size of about 7 cm. Flowering period: March - April. Coelogyne xyrekes orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival). The tropical orchid requires a cool to warm, humid climate and a shady, but bright location. Whilst Coelogyne xyrekes needs regularly waterings during the growth season, watering should be restricted during winter. Plants are best grown in hanging baskets, potted in medium fir bark.

Coelogyne xyrekes
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Image: Coelogyne xyrekes Ridl. 1915

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