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Cymbidium mastersii Master's Cymbidium


Master's Cymbidium, Cymbidium mastersii


Cymbidium mastersii Griff. ex Lindl. 1845

Fragrance, Part sun, Warm To Cool, Fall To Winter

Common Name Master's Cymbidium [Gardener at Calcutta Botanical Garden 1800's] - In China DA Xue Lan

Flower Size 2 2/5" [6 cm]

Found in the Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanamar, Myanamar, Northern Thailand and China at elevations of 900 to 2400 meters on trees and rocks in evergreen montane forests as a large sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or occasional terrestrial on humus, moss or rotting wood with elongate-ellipsoid, stem-like pseudobulbs carrying 6 to 17, distichous, ligulate, arched, tapering, unequally bilobed apically, leaves which blooms in the fall and winter on an axillary, suberect, few to several [2 to 15] flowered, sheathed, 10 to 12" [25 to 30 cm] long inflorescence with close set, fragrant [almonds] flowers.

Synonyms Cymbidium affine Griff. 1851; Cymbidium maguanense F.Y.Liu 1996; Cymbidium mastersii var album Rchb.f 1880; Cymbidium micromeson Lindl. 1859; Cyperorchis mastersii Benth. 1881