Cymbidium faberi 蕙兰

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Cymbidium faberi Rolfe 1896

Common Name Faber's Cymbidium [English Plant Collector in Chiana late 1800's] - In China Hui Lan (蕙兰)

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in central & southern China , Nepal and India in moist but open and well drained locales at elevations of 700 to 3000 meters as a small to large sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with very small to inconspicuous pseudobulb carrying 5 to 8, lorate, conduplicate basally, usually serrulate margined, transluscent veined leaves that blooms in the spring on an suberect to slighyl curved, [35 to 50 cm] long, racemose, 5 to 11 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate bracts and carrying fragrant flowers
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