Cymbidium bicolor

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Two-colored Cymbidium
Cymbidium bicolor subsp. pubescens (as Cymbidium pubescens) - Edwards vol 27 (NS 4) pl 38 (1841).jpg
Cymbidium bicolor ssp. pubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Alliance: Cymbidium
Genus: Cymbidium
Species: C. bicolor
Binomial name
Cymbidium bicolor
(L.) Sw. (1799)
  • Cymbidium bicolor. ssp. obtusum Du Puy & P.J.Cribb (1988)
Synonyms: Cymbidium crassifolium Wall. (1832), Cymbidium mannii Rchb.f. (1872), Cymbidium flaccidum Schltr. (1913)
  • Cymbidium bicolor ssp. pubescens (Lindl.) Du Puy & P.J.Cribb (1988)
Synonyms: Cymbidium pubescens Lindl. (1840) (Basionym), Cymbidium pubescens var. celebicum Schltr. (1911), Cymbidium celebicum (Schltr.) Schltr. (1925)

The Two-colored Cymbidium (Cymbidium bicolor, Chinese: 硬葉蘭 or 硬叶兰) is a species of orchid found in South China to Tropical Asia.

    • Cymbidium bicolor subsp. bicolor (S. India, Sri Lanka) Pseudobulb epiphyte
    • Cymbidium bicolor subsp. obtusum (Himalaya to S. China and Indo-China). Pseudobulb epiphyte
    • Cymbidium bicolor subsp. pubescens (W. & C. Malaysia)


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