Cymbidium lowianum (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (Orchid Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ORCHID FAMILY (ऑर्चिड फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Orchidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cymbidium giganteum var. lowianum Rchb.f.; Cymbidium hookerianum var. lowianum (Rchb.f.) Y.S.Wu & S.C.Chen; Cyperorchis lowiana (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cymbidium lowianum (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic herbs with very short stems; Leaves linear-oblong, equitant; Scape arising from the base of stems, as long as or longer than leaves, decurved; Flowers in laxly 10-20 flowered raceme, yellow with brown bands; Lip 3-lobed; lateral lobes pale-yellow, mid-lobe dark purple with golden margin.
  • Flower, Fruit : October- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Gangtok
    • West Bengal : Kalimpong
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : China, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • H J, Chowdhery, et al. Materials for Flora of Arunachal Pradesh. Volume 3, Botanical Survey of India, 2009. Pg.: 59-60
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cymbidium lowianum. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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