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Orchid Species: Cymbidium tracyanum

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Cymbidium tracyanum is an orchid species identified by L.Castle in 1890.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
tracyanum
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
L.Castle
Year
1890
ORIGIN: China, Thailand and Myanmar on tree trunks, forks and damp rocks on wooded slopes at elevations of 1200 to 1900 meters where it needs even year round watering and fertilizer.

DESCRIPTION: Found as a large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte that needs even year round watering and fertilizer and has bilaterally compressed, elongate-ovate pseudobulbs enveloped basally by several sheaths and carrying linear-ligulate, distinctly keeled on the underside, acute, mid green leaves that blooms on an erect, basal, 3 to 4'4 [90 to 130 cm] long, arching, densely many [10 to 20] flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts and carrying strongly fragrant flowers occurring in the fall and early winter .

FLOWER SIZE: 4 to 6 inches [10 to 15 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 zaleskianum 1901 L.Linden
Add+ Cyperorchis Cy tracyana 1924 (L.Castle) Schltr.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym traceyanum
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