Cymbidium banaense Gagnep.1951 SECTION Cyperorchis Hunt 1970 Photo by Eric Hunt.


Common Name The Bana Cymbidium [An area near Danang Vietnam]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in south Vietnam at elevations around 1400 meters as a cool growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs that have not been seen and carrying linear, unequally obtusely or roundly bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a suberect to arching, 3 flowered inflorescence with scarious, ovate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; The Genus Cymbidium Du Puy & Cribb 2007 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 76 #3 2012 photo fide;