Cymbidium suave R. Brown 1810
Common Name Refers to being soft, gentle, mild, or mild smelling
? which one? The Grassy Boat-Lip Orchid
Flower Size 3/4" to 1 1/4" [2 to 3 cm]
Found in coastal Queensland and New South Wales Australia as a
large to giant sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte as a coastal
species that is found at elevations of sealevel to 1350 meters in
decaying heartwood of Eucalyptus trees without pseudobulbs and has a
thin, woody stem enveloped by leaf sheath bases and carrying 6 to
11, thin textured, distichous, ligulate, arching, obtuse to subacute
leaves. It flowers from late winter though early summer on a basal,
arching to pendant, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, racemose many 
flowered inflorescence with sweetly fragrant, closely set flowers.
This species is often found in conjunction with ants and may benefit
from their presence
Synonyms Cymbidium gomphocarpum Fitz.