Corycium alticola Parkman & Schelpe 1982 SECTION Carnosum Photo by Cameron & Rhoda McMaster and their African Bulbs - South African Orchid Page

FragranceFull sun Cold Summer

Common Name The High Elevation Corycium

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Cape Province, Lesotho and Natal South Africa in grasslands in full sun at elevations of 1950 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with lanceolate leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, to 16.8" [42 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence and carries fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 photo fide;