~Cymbidium simulans Rolfe 1917 - See Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw. 1799SUBGENUS Cymbidium SECTION Cymbidium Photo courtesy of Jean Claude George

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Common Name The Similar Cymbidium [refers to it's appearing to be C aloifolium etc]

Flower Size About 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found in Burma, Sumatra, and Java as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte which blooms on a pendulous, 10" + [25 cm +] long, many flowered inflorescence occuring in the summer. Cited as a synonym of C aloeifolium.

Synonyms Cymbidium aloeifolium Lodd. 1824

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 photo; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 5 1980 photo; Orchids Australia Vol 10 No 5 1998

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