<i>Cymbidium sigmoideum</i> (Orchidaceae), a new addition to the Flora of the Philippines


  • Mark Arcebal K. Naive Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Mindanao State UniversityIligan Institute of Technology, Andres Bonifacio Ave, Iligan City, 9200 Lanao del Norte, Philippines
  • Jade Ann Grace P. Dalisay College of Teacher Education, Biological Science Department, University of Antique, Tario-Lim Memorial Campus, 5707 Antique, Philippines
  • Porferio S. Bangcaya Office of the Campus Administrator, University of Antique, Libertad Extension Campus, Libertad, Antique 5711, Philippines




Cymbidium sigmoideum (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) is reported here as a new record for the  Philippines based on the collection from Antique Province on the island of Panay. A detailed description and  photographs are provided for easy identification of the species. With this discovery, the Philippines now holds a total 13 species and three subspecies of Cymbidium.

Keywords/ Palabras clave: Antique, biodiversity, Cymbidieae, Malesian flora, Panay Island, new record, taxonomy


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Naive, M. A. K., Dalisay, J. A. G. P., & Bangcaya, P. S. (2020). &lt;i&gt;Cymbidium sigmoideum&lt;/i&gt; (Orchidaceae), a new addition to the Flora of the Philippines. Lankesteriana: International Journal on Orchidology, 20(2), 217–220. https://doi.org/10.15517/lank.v20i2.43211

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