Cymbidium kanran orchid is a species of the genus Cymbidium. This flower is also known by the name ‘The Cold Growing Cymbidium’ and ‘Smoothlip Cymbidium.’ It was first described by Japanese botanist Tomitaro Makino in 1902.
Cymbidium kanran is native to Japan, Taiwan, and China. It grows in slightly shaded forests on wet rocky ground at the height of 1300-7800 ft (400-2400 m) above sea level.
This plant is a cool-loving terrestrial species. It has big cylindrical roots, egg-shaped pseudobulbs, and long dark green leaves 1.5-2.5ft (40-70cm) long. The flowers’ color can vary from apple green to pale reddish-green.