Habits of various Cymbidium species.

Info from Du Puy and cribb 'The Genus Cymbidium'.

species

habits

aloifolium

epiphyte

atropurpureum

epiphyte (rarely lithophytic)

bicolor

epiphyte

borneense

geophyte

canaliculatum

epiphyte

chloranthum

epiphyte

cochleare

epiphyte (rarely geophyte)

cyperifolium

geophyte

dayanum

epiphyte

devonianum

lithophyte epiphyte

eburneum

epiphyte

elegans

epiphyte lithophyte

elongatum

geophyte epiphyte

ensifolium

geophyte

erythraeum

epiphyte lithophyte

erythrostylum

epiphyte lithophyte geophyte

faberi

geophyte

finlaysonianum

epiphyte lithophyte

floribundum

lithophyte epiphyte

goeringii

geophyte

hartinahianum

geophyte

hookerianum

epiphyte lithophyte

insigne

geophyte

iridioides

epiphyte lithophyte

kanran

geophyte

lancifolium

geophyte

lowianum

epiphyte lithophyte

macrorhizon

geophyte

madidum

epiphyte

mastersii

epiphyte lithophyte

munroianum

geophyte

parishii

epiphyte

rectum

epiphyte

roseum

geophyte lithophyte epiphyte

sanderae

epiphyte

schroederi

epiphyte

sigmoideum

epiphyte

sinense

geophyte

suave

epiphyte

suavissimum

uncertain (only collected once - not recorded)

tigrinum

lithophyte

traceyanum

epiphyte lithophyte

whiteae

epiphyte

wilsonii

epiphyte

 

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