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Taxon: Cymbidium ensifolium (L.) Sw.

 
Genus: Cymbidium
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Nomen number: 410938
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6:77. 1799
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Fukien-orchid  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • chien lan  (Source: Pl Book) - unknown

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide China FlEncy; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  5. Seidenfaden, G. & J. J. Wood. 1992. The orchids of peninsular Malaysia and Singapore Note: describes C. ensifolium subsp. haematodes
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  7. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.

Check other web resources for Cymbidium ensifolium (L.) Sw. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410938. Accessed 19 July 2019.