Corycium excisum Lindl. 1839 SECTION Corycium

Inflorescence Photo by Marland Holderness and his Flickr Website

Common Name The Cut Out Corycium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southwestern Cape Province South Africa at elevations around 150 meters as a small to medium sized, fairly robust, cool growing terrestrial with linear leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, 3.6" [9 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence and carries spicily scented flowers.

Synonyms Pterygodium excisum (Lindl.) Schltr.1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe and Hall 1982; The Cape Orchids Vol 2 Liltved & Johnson 2012 photo fide;

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