SECTION Parishiella Hunt 1970 -

A monotypic section with a very distinctive species characterized by round to broadly ovoid, naked pseudobulbs without leaf sheaths and carrying 2 to 4 apical leaves and blooms on a basal, lateral 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence and spidery appearing flowers with porrect petals and a lip with a rectangular, cuspidate mid-lobe with unusual markings. The lip and column are fused.

  1. Cymbidium tigrinum Parish ex Hook. f. 1864 - Chinese Himalayas, Myanamar and Assam India