Cymbidium sp.: Boat Orchid


Cymbidium  or boat orchids, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The genus is abbreviated Cym in horticultural trade.



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This genus is distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia [such as northern India, China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Borneo] and northern Australia. The larger flowered species from which the large flowered hybrids are derived grow at high altitudes.

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore, 20130516

Source: Wikipedia


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