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Cymbidiella

Cymbidiella pardalina
Cymbidiella pardalina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Cyrtopodiinae
Alliance:
Genus: Cymbidiella
Rolfe 1918
Type Species
Cymbidiella flabellata


Cymbidiella, abbreviated as Cymla in horticultural trade, is a genus of 3 species of epiphytic orchids native to the moist forests of Madagascar.

DistributionEdit

This genus is distributed in Madagascar growing in wet tropical forest. The species range from epiphytes to lithophyes and are found in locations from bogs to palm trees.

DescriptionEdit

Plants were once rare in cultivation but have became more common due to seed culture.

CultureEdit

Plant should be grown in well drain medium such as medium bark, tree fern or full sphagnum moss. Plants are usually grown in baskets. Keep plant in intermediate to warm temperatures in semi shady conditions. Keep mix moist but not wet and reduce watering a little bit in the winter.

NamingEdit

Its name is a references to its similarities with the genus Cymbidium, but the genus is actually more closely related to Eulophiella.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Caloglossum Schlechter 1918

Species Edit

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