Cymbidium acuminatum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1996 SECTION Jensoa [Raf.] Schlechter 1924 Photo by Piya Sungwiwek and The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Acuminate Cymbidium

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in evergreen forests as a terrestrial with pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4, linear-ensiform leaves that blooms on an erect, 12 to 32" [30 to 80 cm] long, laxly 2 to 7 flowered inflroescnewce with subulate floral bracts.

Said by Clements and Jones to differ from C ensifolium by the unusually acuminate sepals, petals and lip and the flower color and posture of the lateral sepals and lip side lobes.

Synonyms Cymbidium ensifolium subsp. acuminatum (M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones) P.J.Cribb & Du Puy 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Cymbidium Du Puy and Cribb 2007 as C ensifolium subsp acuminatum photo fide;