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Orchid Species: Cymbidium lowianum

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cymbidium lowianum is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in 1879.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
lowianum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
Year
1879
ORIGIN: Found in Myanmar, Thailand, southwest China and Vietnam in shaded, highland montane cloud forests at elevations of 1200 to 2400 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with compressed pseudobulbs enveloped basally by distichous, leaf bases carrying to 9, narrowly linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves articulate 2.4 to 4 [6 to 10 cm] from the pseudobulb which blooms in the late winter and spring on a stout, suberect to horizontal, 3'4 foot [100 cm] long, with several to many [12 to 40] flowered inflorescence enveloped by sheaths and triangular floral bracts with long-lasting, fragrant or not, flowers situated at the apex.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 to 4 inches [7.5 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+ Cymbidium Cym iansonii 1900 Rolfe
Add+ Cyperorchis Cy iansonii 1924 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym i'ansonii
Add+ Cymbidium Cym lowii
Add+ Cymbidium Cym mandaianum 1912 Gower
Add+ Cyperorchis Cy lowiana 1924 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
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CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Drop by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler). During hot weather buds drop if the plant has an ancestor C. lowianum 'concolor' which has as its progeny C. Alexanderi 'Westonbirt'. OA86-82 0
Green Without Envy by Ken Slump. Myriad Interpretations on a Single theme WHILE GREEN MAY NOT BE A common flower color, it occurs on both wild and cultivated plants. Long before my interest in orchids began, I wondered why ga... 0
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