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Orchid Species: Cymbidium speciosissimum

Kew currently accepted name is Coelogyne cristata

Cymbidium speciosissimum is an orchid species identified by D.Don in 1825. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Coelogyne cristata.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
speciosissimum
Parents
Species
Author
D.Don
Year
1825
ORIGIN: This species is from the western Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Java in lower to upper montane forests at altitudes of 1500 to 2600 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte and occasional lithophyte with oblong, smooth, clustered to well spaced pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, plicate, 3 to 10 nerved, narrowly lanceolate, sessile, acute, slightly undulate leaves that blooms on a terminal, pendulous to semi-erect, 6 to 12 [15 to 30 cm] long, racemose, few to several [3 to 10], fragrant flowered inflorescence with persistant bracts arising basally on a mature growth and occurring from mid-winter till spring.

FLOWER SIZE: Up to 4 inches [up to 10 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Coelogyne Coel cristata 1824 Lindl.
Add+ Pleione Pln speciosissima 1891 (D.Don) Kuntze
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Coel. cristata 'Wössen' (16 awards from 2010 to 2017) Coel. cristata 'The Queen' (4 awards from 1982 to 2018) Coel. cristata var. hololeuca 'Wössen' (4 awards from 2013 to 2018) Coel. cristata var. hololeuca 'Maria' (2 awards in 2017) Coel. cristata var. hololeuca 'Wössen II' (2 awards in 2017) Coel. cristata 'Martin' (2 awards in 2016) Coel. cristata h.f. alba 'Harald' (2 awards in 2015) Coel. cristata f. hololeuca 'Wössen' (2 awards in 2015) Coel. cristata 'Sternberg' (2 awards in 2014) Coel. cristata 'Helga' (2 awards in 2013) Coel. cristata 'Weihe' (2 awards in 2012) Coel. cristata 'Jardin Botanique de Montreal' (2 awards in 2011) Coel. cristata 'Harley's Pride' (2 awards in 2002) Coel. cristata 'Stirling' (2 awards in 1996) Coel. cristata 'Orchid Hill' (2 awards from 1971 to 1974) Coel. cristata 'Walter' (2018) Coel. cristata 'Barbarossa' (2018) Coel. cristata 'Dresden' (2017) Coel. cristata h.f. alba 'Wasserwerk' (2017) Coel. cristata 'Gunter' (2015)
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