Cymbidium faberi Rolfe 1896

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Common Name Faber's Cymbidium [English Plant Collector in Chiana late 1800's] - In China Hui Lan

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in central & southern China, Nepal and India in moist but open and well drained locales at elevations of 700 to 3000 meters as a small to large sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with very small to inconspicuous pseudobulbs carrying 5 to 8, lorate, conduplicate basally, usually serrulate margined, transluscent veined leaves that blooms in the spring on an suberect to slightly curved, 14 to 20" [35 to 50 cm] long, racemose, 5 to 11 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate bracts and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Cymbidium cerinum Schltr. 1922; Cymbidium fukiense T.C.Yen 1964; Cymbidium oiwakense Hayata 1916; Eulophia yunnanensis Rolfe 1903

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991; Orchid Digest Vol 58 #2 1994; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as C yunnanensis; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 11 1997 photo fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 # 11 2007 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 12 2007 photo fide; Native Orchids of Shaanxi - Shaanxi Science & Technology Press 2007 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; The Genus Cymbidium Du Puy & Cribb 2007 photo/drawing fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Orchids of Huanglong Perner, Tang Si-Yuan 2007 photos fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;