Cymbidium goeringii

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Noble orchid
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Cymbidium
C. goeringii
Binomial name
Cymbidium goeringii
(Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. (1852)
  • Cymbidium goeringii var. goeringii - Goering's cymbidium
  • Cymbidium goeringii var. gracillimum - leek orchid, chive orchid
  • Cymbidium goeringii var. longibracteatum
  • Cymbidium goeringii var. tortisepalum - Mt. Tsukerg orchid, snow orchid, broad-leaf spring orchid
  • Cymbidium forrestii Rolfe (1913)
  • Maxillaria goeringii Rchb.f. (1845) (Basionym)

Cymbidium goeringii, the noble orchid, is an orchid found in temperate locations of East Asia including Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea.[1] The type specimen was collected in Japan.[1]

The orchid featured on the Imperial Seal of Manchukuo.


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