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Cymbidium cyperifolium

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Cymbidium
Species: Cym. cyperifolium
Alliance:
Binomial name
Cymbidium cyperifolium
Lindl. 1833


Cymbidium cyperifolium is a species of Cymbidium found in Asia

Description[]

Plants blooms from fall to winter with one to five 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Nepal, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Guizhou, and Yunnan China at elevations of 600 to 1600 meters

Culture[]

Grow cool to warm temperatures in diffused light to shade. Use a well drained mix and long pots because of large root system. Plants are grown in various medium such as 100% clay soil, full charcoal; 30% a mix of pumice, 40% clay pellets, and 30% gravel; full lava rock; full medium bark; or 40% perlite, 25% gravel, and 35% bark. Keep area well ventilated. Water once a week and reduce watering during winter.

Varieties[]

Image Name Description
Cymbidium cyperifolium2.jpg Cymbidium cyperifolium green petals and sepals, lip is green and has red spots.

Naming[]

Common Name: The Cyperus-Like Leafed Cymbidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Cymbidium carnosum Griff. 1851
  2. Cymbidium cyperifolium subsp. indochinense Du Puy & P.J.Cribb 1988
  3. Cymbidium cyperifolium var. szechuanicum (Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen) S.C.Chen & Z.J.Liu 2003
  4. Cymbidium faberi var. szechuanicum (Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen) Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen 1980
  5. Cymbidium szechuanicum Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen 1966
  6. Cymbidium viridiflorum Griff. 1848
  7. Cyperorchis wallichii Blume 1859
  8. Geodorum longifolium (Roxb.) Voigt 1845
  9. Limodorum cyperifolium Buch.-Ham. ex Lindl. 1833
  10. Limodorum longifolium Roxb. 1832
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