Sunday, March 13, 2011

Coelogyne Celebensis the Beautiful of Celebes

Posted: 13 Mar 2011 06:59 AM PDT

1orchid coelogyne celebensis 01 Coelogyne Celebensis the Beautiful of Celebes

This orchid has a scientific name Coelogyne celebensis. The word derives from the name celebensis Celebes or Sulawesi. From the name, we know if this plant has a habitat of origin in Sulawesi. The morphology of plants at a glance seem similar to their close relatives Coleogyne speciosa. Even his flower type seemed no different. But for those who are observant, are quite striking differences can be identified through labellum shape and bumps that are above the labellum.

This flower perfectly capable broke for 5-7 days, after which the flower will wither and be replaced with the next flower bud. Bunches flowers are small and long, so out of proportion when compared to the size of the flowers are quite large. That is why, when its flowers bloom, then the clusters will droop down, so that the flowers looked down. This orchid has a wide leaf, egg-shaped, and corrugated surfaces. Like most other orchids, this plant also has a bulb / tuber pseudo inflated to store water and food supplies. This orchid including lowland orchids flowering diligent and quick to adapt.

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