Cymbidium nanulum Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen 1991 SECTION Jensoa [Raf.] Schlechter 1924

Photo by Rao & Kumar and Turczaninowia 21 (4): 109134 2018

Another Flower

Photo by Hola Lan Vietnam Website

FragrancePart sunWarmTo CoolSpring

Common Name The Small Cymbidium - In China Zhen Zhu Ai

Flower Size 1 to 1.25" [2.5 to 3.2 cm]

Found in southwestern Yunnan, southwestern Guizhou and Hainan provinces of China in rocky places in forests as a small sized terrestrial with a subfleshy subterranean rhizome giving rise to 2 to 3, lorate, suberect leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, erect, racemose, laxly 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence and carrying fragrant flowers


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