Cymbidium goeringii

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Noble Orchid
Cymbidium goeringii 'Setsuzan'.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Genus: Cymbidium
Species: 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)

The Noble Orchid (Cymbidium goeringii) 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]


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