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Cymbidium schroederi  Schroeder's Cymbidium


 Schroeder's Cymbidium, Cymbidium schroederi


Cymbidium schroederi Rolfe 1905

Common Name Schroeder's Cymbidium [English Orchid Enthusiast 1800's] - In China Xue Shi Lan

Flower Size 3.2" to 3.6" [8 to 9 cm]

Found in south central Vietnam in open evergreen, primary forests on trees at elevations of 1350 to 1700 meters as a large sized, cool growing humus epiphyte with ovoid, bilaterally flattened pseudobulbs carrying to 6, linear-elliptic, acute leaves articulated to a broad leaf bearing sheath that blooms in the late winter through spring on a basal, suberect, arching, 17.6" to 26" [44 to 65 cm] long, 14 to 23 flowered inflroescence enveloped by bracts and with triangular floral bracts and carrying non-scented flowers.

Synonyms Cyperorchis schroederi (Rolfe) Schltr. 1924