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Orchid Species: Epidendrum aloefolium

Kew currently accepted name is Cymbidium aloifolium
Epidendrum aloefolium is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cymbidium aloifolium.
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Epidendrum (Epi.)
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aloefolium
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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 aloifolium 1799 (L.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym pendulum 1799 (Roxb.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym simulans 1917 Rolfe
Add+ Cymbidium Cym erectum 1851 (Thunb.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym intermedium 1974 H.G.Jones
Add+ Epidendrum Epi aleofolium
Add+ Epidendrum Epi aloides 1797 Curtis
Add+ Aerides Aer borassii 1818 Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. in A.Rees
Add+ Limodorum Limo aloifolium 1816 (L.) Roxb. in A.Beatson
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