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Orchid Species: Limodorum ensatum

Kew currently accepted name is Cymbidium ensifolium

Limodorum ensatum is an orchid species identified by Thunb. in 1784. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cymbidium ensifolium.
Genus
Limodorum (Limo.)
Grex
ensatum
Parents
Species
Author
Thunb.
Year
1784
ORIGIN: Found in Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Hong Kong to Sumatra and Java in evergreen broad leafed plateau forests in soils dampened by mists and splash along steep watercourses or on mossy limestone rocks as a lithophyte at elevations of sea level to 1500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Hong Kong to Sumatra and Java in evergreen broad leafed plateau forests in soils dampened by mists and splash along steep watercourses or on mossy limestone rocks as a lithophyte at elevations of sea level to 1500 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial species with small pseudobulbs enveloped completely by imbricating leaf-bearing sheaths each carrying 3 to 4, strap-shaped, thin, acute, sometimes variegated leaves and blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, 12 [30 cm] long, racemose scape that has a few to many [3 to 9], long-lasting, fragrant flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 3/4 inches [6.5 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 gyokuchin 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym niveomarginatum 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym ensifolium 1799 (L.) Sw.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym albomarginatum 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym estriatum 1840 Lindl. ex Steud.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym gonzalesii 1940 Quisumb.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym koran 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym micans 1843 Schauer
Add+ Cymbidium Cym misericors 1914 Hayata
Add+ Cymbidium Cym niveo-marginatum
Add+ Cymbidium Cym prompovenium 1998 Z.J.Liu & J.N.Zhang
Add+ Cymbidium Cym shimaran 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym siamensis
Add+ Cymbidium Cym xiphiifolium 1821 Lindl.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym yakibaran 1912 Makino in Y.Iinuma
Add+ Cymbidium Cym yongfuense 1998 Z.J.Liu & J.N.Zhang
Add+ Jensoa Jensoa ensata 1838 (Thunb.) Raf.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi ensifolium 1753 L.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym arrogans 1914 Hayata
Add+ Cymbidium Cym rubrigemmum 1916 Hayata
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