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Orchid Species: Cymbidium aloifolium

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Cymbidium aloifolium is an orchid species identified by (L.) Sw. in 1799.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
aloifolium
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(L.) Sw.
Year
1799
ORIGIN: Found in Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou and Yunnan provinces of China, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Java and Sumatra in evergreen and in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of sea-level to 1100 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte on open mossy rocks with very small pseudobulbs enveloped by leaf bases, with coriaceous, suberect, linear-ligulate, obscurely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a 2 1/2' [75 cm] long, basal, pendant, laxly many [45] flowered, racemose inflorescence occurring in the spring.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/4 inch [4.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cymbidium Cym pendulum 1799 (Roxb.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym simulans 1917 Rolfe
Add+ Cymbidium Cym erectum 1851
Add+ Cymbidium Cym intermedium 1974
Add+ Epidendrum Epi aleofolium
Add+ Epidendrum Epi aloides 1797
Add+ Aerides Aer borassii 1818 Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. in A.Rees
Add+ Cymbidium Cym pendulum 1799 (Roxb.) Sw.
Add+ Limodorum Limo aloifolium 1816 (L.) Roxb. in A.Beatson
Add+ Cymbidium Cym simulans 1917 Rolfe
Add+ Epidendrum Epi aloefolium
Add+ Cymbidium Cym pendulum 1799 (L.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym simulans 1799 (L.) Sw.
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