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Genus :

CYMBIDIUM

Family :

ORCHIDACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Epiphytic, lithophytic, or terrestrial herbs. Pseudobulbs ovoid, ellipsoid, or spindle-shaped, rarely absent. Leaves several to many, distichous, usually lorate or linear. Inflorescence arising from base of pseudobulb, erect to pendulous; rachis several to many flowered; floral bracts persistent. Flowers large or medium-sized. Sepals and petals free, subsimilar; lip free or basally fused, usually 3-lobed; lamellae sometimes inflated toward apex. Column rather long, arcuate; pollinia 2, or 4, waxy.