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Author: Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, 1846
Origin:  Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Soil:  Rich/Epiphytic
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  45 Centimetres
Flower:  White / Pink / Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Pseudobulbs
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Bifrenaria bella, Antoine Charles Lemaire, 1853.
Bothriochilus bellus,
Antoine Charles Lemaire

This member of the Orchidaceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. It is found in the rainforests of Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, growing either as an epiphyte or in a well drained soil with lots of water and some sun. The pseudobulbs will grow to four centimetres, the plant up to 45 centimetres. The flowers are white with pink or purple tips.

The genera name from  Latin coelia, from Ancient Greek κοιλία (koilía), meaning 'hollow place'. The species name  means 'beautiful'.