Cymbidium concinnum Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen 2006 SECTION Cyperorchis Hunt 1970

Photo by Hoa Lan Vietnam Website

Common Name The Single Colored Cymbidium - In China Li Hua Lan

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in western Yunnan states of China on trees in broadleaved forests at elevations around 2300 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with subovoid, bilaterally flattened pseudobulbs enveloped by leaf sheaths and carrying 13 to 18, lorate, leathery, articulate 2 to 5" [5 to 12.5 cm] from the base, acuminate and unlobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, arching, 16" to 24" [40 to 60 cm] long, laxly 18 to 22 flowered inflorescence with several bracts on the peduncle and triangular floral bracts and carrying fragrant, widely opening flowers

Some sources say this is a hybrid of C mastersii and another species, either C lowianum, C irioides or C tigrinum, or, others say it is just a pink variant of C mastersii


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Illustrations Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide;