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The Parts of a Cymbidium Flower

Lots of beginners, and others, always ask what the parts of a Cymbidium flower are actually called!

Below is a labelled photograph of a Cymbidium flower, with all the different parts that make up the flower.

A more descriptive explanation, and also details on how to use the parts of the flower for pollination, can be found in our article on Making Your Own Cymbidium Crosses, which can be found here.

This photograph originally appeared in Cymbidium Chatter – Issue 31 (Vol. 2 No. 3): June 2021 as part of the above mentioned article

Supplied by Joshua White from the Cymbidium Orchid Society of Victoria

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