Cymbidium ensifolium (L.) Sw., Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 77 (1799).
This name is accepted.
flowers bunched near the top of a 20 cm inflorescence that reaches half
way up the longest leaves; flowers chartreuse, the multiple sepals are
spirally arranged on a lengthened petiole with darker green veins, the
multiple petals are gradually decreasing in size towards the top of the
flower, their veins streaked and dotted magenta on the proximal two
thirds; most flowers had one or two petals with an anther-like
thickening near the tip; lip absent; substance soft, texture matte;
strong spicy sweet fragrance."
NS: 4.2cm v x 3.9cm l
DS: 2.6 l x 0.6 w
PT: 1.6 l x 0.9 w
LS: 2.6 l x 0.6 w
pseudobulbs 3cm tall, 1.5cm wide; leaves to 42cm long, to 1.2 cm wide.
Cymbidium ensifolium hort var Fu Shan, award number not
given, has been determined to be Cymbidium ensifolium “Fu Shan” by SITF (Dec