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