Cymbidium tigrinum Parish ex Hook. f. 1864
Fragrance, Full sun, Cold To Cool Spring To MID Summer
Common Name Tiger Striped Cymbidium - In China Ban She Lan
Flower Size 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm]
Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Myanamar and Assam India as a
miniature sized lithophyte growing on rocks at elevations of 1000 to
2700 meters as a cold to cool growing species with ovoid to
ovoid-conical pseudobulbs and carrying 3 to 5, coriaceous, recurved,
narrowly elliptic to oblong-lanceolate leaves with a short petiole
that blooms in the spring to mid-summer on an erect, slender, 4.8"
to 9.2" [12 to 23 cm] long, basal, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence
that is longer than the leavves and has lanceolate floral bracts
that are shorter than the ovaries and fragrant [honey] flowers.
Synonyms Cyperorchis tigrina (C.S.P.Parish ex Hook.) Schltr. 1924