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Scientific Name: Cymbidium hybrid
Pronunciation: sim-BID-ee-um
Common Name: boat orchid
Family Name: Orchidaceae
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: South Asia / India
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Floristry
Additional Info: Google Images
boat orchid
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Parallel venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acuminate
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire
 
Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Green-yellow, Yellow, Pink, Red, Brown
Flower Time at Peak: Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Additional Info: long lasting

 
Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: pseudobulb
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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