Cymbidium aliciae Quisumb. 1940 SECTION Borneense Du Puy & Cribb 1988 Photo by Peter O'Byrne, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Fragrance Full Shade Warm Cold LATESummer Fall

Common Name or Meaning Alicia's Cymbidium [Alicia Day, American Orchid Enthusiast in the Philippines 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi and the Philippines on the island of Luzon in montane forests at elevations around 300 to 2750 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing semi-terrestrial without pseudobulbs, but has pale green, 8 to 10, clustered, slightly leathery, curved, linear, basally grooved, acute apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a racemose, erect, few flowered, 7.6 to 8" [19 to 20 cm] long inflorescence and carries to 10, slightly fragrant flowers

Synonyms Cymbidium cyperifolium var. aliciae (Quisumb.) O.Gruss & M.Wolff 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Australia Vol 12 No 4 2000 photo; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Genus Cymbidium Du Puy & Cribb 2007 photo/drawing ok;