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Cym lowianum var iansonii 'fcc rhs' %28851%29 Cym lowianium 'james drysdale' %28061%29
Cym lowianum var iansonii 'dobson' %28569%29 Cym lowianum 'concolor' %28796%29
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Orchid Species: Cymbidium lowianum

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).
Articles Published in ORCHIDS.ORG Likes
CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Drop by Robert M. 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
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