Genus of about 50 species of evergreen orchids, often epiphytic. The genus name is derived from the Greek "coumbos" (cavity, hollow, hole).
Latin name: Cymbidium "Princesse Maria"
They grow in humus-rich, moist soils, in partly shaded sites with high air humidity.
Grown mostly in flowerpots as indoor plants.
Propagated by division.
Evergreen orchid with oblong, green leaves and pink flowers borne in winter and spring.