Three shades of Cymbidiums

Cymbidium /sɪmˈbɪdiəm/,[1] or boat orchid, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The new Latin genus name is derived from the Latin cymba meaning boat. Its first known use was in 1815.    Wikipedia 

I don’t see the boat part of this orchid.  They have always looked like a cartoon character with two big front teeth sticking its tongue out; maybe that’s just my imagination running wild again.

 

CymPink7560-Edit copy CymYellow7438-Edit copy CymBurgundy7562-Edit copy

Advertisements

, , , , , , , , ,

  1. #1 by Nancy on March 8, 2016 - 3:46 am

    Beautiful! Beautiful! beautiful! Love orchids!

    • #2 by imagesbytdashfield on March 8, 2016 - 8:56 am

      Thank you 🙂 You’d love the annual show here then.

      • #3 by Nancy on March 8, 2016 - 9:42 am

        Oh, I know I would!

  2. #4 by Timothy Price on March 8, 2016 - 9:27 am

    Beautiful!

  3. #6 by Tuxedo Sophisticated Cat on March 8, 2016 - 10:49 am

    These are so beautiful.

    • #7 by imagesbytdashfield on March 8, 2016 - 1:32 pm

      Orchids and roses are my two fave flowers because of their varied beauty.

  4. #8 by Globalresidence on March 8, 2016 - 11:57 am

    Beauties indeed!

  5. #10 by ChgoJohn on March 8, 2016 - 7:31 pm

    You chose 3 beautiful examples to photograph, Teri. A spray of cymbidium blossoms is trul something to see. Thanks for such a pretty reminder.

  6. #12 by Valerie Price on March 9, 2016 - 6:13 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: