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Cymbidium goeringii Goering's Cymbidium


Goering's Cymbidium, Cymbidium goeringii


Cymbidium goeringii [Rchb.f]Rchb.f 1864

Fragrance, Full sun,  Cool Winter To Spring

Common Name Goering's Cymbidium [German Plant Collector in Japan 1800's] - In Japan Shun-ran - In China Chun Lan

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

A native of NW India, Bhutan, China, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan and Korea as a smaller, cool growing terresrial with smaller, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying linear-elliptic, acute, arched leaves with fine toothed margins that blooms in the winter and spring on a basal, erect, basally sheathed, 4" [10 cm] long, solitary to few [1 to 3] flowered, shorter than the leaves inflorescence that has a fragrant flowers held low amid the leaves and has been a perrenial favorite of Japanese and Chinese culture for centuries.

Synonyms Cymbidium chuen-lan C.H. Chow; Cymbidium forrestii Rolfe 1913; Cymbidium goeringii var. mackinnonii (Duthie) A.N.Rao 2000; Cymbidium mackinnonii Duthie 1902; Cymbidium pseudovirens Schltr. 1922; Cymbidium tentyozanense Masam. 1935; Cymbidium uniflorum Yen 1964; Cymbidium virescens Lindl. 1838; Cymbidium yunnanense Schltr. 1919; *Maxillaria goeringii Rchb.f. 1845