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Cymbidium finlaysonianum

Cymbidium finlaysonianum.jpg

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


Cymbidium finlaysonianum is a species of Cymbidium found in Asia.

Description[]

Plant blooms in spring with several 6 cm fragrant flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on large trees and old rubber trees, rockey cliffs, and in limestone soil in South East Asia, Malaya, Sumatra and on to the Philippines at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters

Culture[]

Plant should be grown in warm areas with medium light. Pot with bark and perlite. Plant prefers dry periods between watering. Reduce watering during the winter. Water about once a week. Plant can also be mounted.

This plant grows outdoors in full sun in Sarawak, Malaysia. On tree stumps under monsoon rains from November to end of February

Varieties[]

Image Name Description
Cymbidium finlaysonianum album.jpg Cymbidium finlaysonianum var album Sepals and petals are green, lip is white with yellow

Naming[]

Common Name: Finlayson's Cymbidium

Synonyms[]

  1. Cymbidium tricolor Miq. 1864
  2. Cymbidium wallichii Lindl. 1833
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