Cymbidium lancifolium Hook., Exot. Fl. 1: t. 51 1823. (syn: Cymbidiopsis lancifolia (Hook.) H.J.Chowdhery; Cymbidium aspidistrifolium Fukuy.; Cymbidium bambusifolium Fowlie, F.Mark & F.S.Ho [Illegitimate]; Cymbidium caulescens Ridl.; Cymbidium cuspidatum Blume; Cymbidium gibsonii Lindl. & Paxton; Cymbidium javanicum Blume; Cymbidium javanicum var. aspidistrifolium (Fukuy.) F.Maek.; Cymbidium javanicum var. pantlingii F.Maek.; Cymbidium kerrii Rolfe ex Downie; Cymbidium lancifolium f. aspidistrifolium (Fukuy.) T.P.Lin; Cymbidium lancifolium var. aspidistrifolium (Fukuy.) S.S.Ying; Cymbidium lancifolium var. papuanum (Schltr.) S.S.Ying; Cymbidium lancifolium var. syunitianum (Fukuy.) S.S.Ying; Cymbidium longifolium var. aspidistrifolium (Fukuy.) S.S. Ying; Cymbidium maclehoseae S.Y.Hu; Cymbidium nagifolium Masam.; Cymbidium papuanum Schltr.; Cymbidium syunitianum Fukuy.);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia as per POWO;
Assam; Bangladesh; Borneo; Cambodia; China South-Central; China Southeast; East
Himalaya;
Hainan; Japan; Jawa; Korea; Laos; Malaya; Maluku; Myanmar;
Nansei-shoto; Nepal; New Guinea; Sulawesi; Sumatera; Taiwan; Thailand; Tibet;
Vietnam; West Himalaya
as per Catalogue of Life;

Epiphytic herbs; up to 30 cm long; pseudobulbs fusiform, ca. 5-8 cm long, covered with scarious sheaths and fibres. Leaves simple, alternate; petioles ca. 2-10 cm long, articulate; lamina ca. 8-15 x 2-3 cm, oblong-lanceolate, contracted into a petiole-like stalk at base, acuminate at apex, apical margin finely toothed. Inflorescence lateral, arising from an intermediate node of pseudobulb, erect, 8-20 cm or longer; rachis 2-6-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate, ca. 1-1.5 cm; Flowers 2-2.5 cm in diam.; pedicel and ovary 2-2.5 cm; sepals and petals white or pale green, midvein sometimes purplish brown; lip white or pale green with purplish brown markings; sepals oblanceolate-oblong, 2.2-2.7 × 0.5-0.7 cm, apex acute; petals sub-oblong, 1.5-2.3 × 0.5-0.7 cm, apex acute; lip ovate-oblong, 1.5-2 cm, obscurely 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect and loosely clasping column; mid-lobe recurved, broadly ovate, 0.6-1.1 × 0.6-1.2 cm; disk with 2 longitudinal lamellae extending from base of lip to base of mid-lobe; lamellae convergent toward their apices and forming a short tube; column ca. 1.5 cm; pollinia 4, in 2 pairs. Capsule ca. 5 × 1.5 cm, narrowly ellipsoid.

Open forests, bamboo forests, forest margins, broad-leaved forests, humus-rich rocks along valleys; 300-2200 m. 
Bhutan, Cambodia, India: Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam
(Attributions- French Institute of Pondicherry as per India Biodiversity Portal)

Cymbidium lancifolium Hook.13 posts by 3 authors. 8 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Chalnakhel, Pharping
Date: 28 June 2020
Elevation: 1500 m.
Habitat: Wild

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