Corycium tricuspidatum Bolus 1889SECTION Corycium

Collection sheet by T Cooper and The Kew Royal Botanical Society Website

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Common Name The Three Point Corycium [refers to the tri-lobed lip]

Flower Size

Found in Natal and Orange Free State South Africa as well as Lesotho at elevations of 1400 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying many narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, dense, many flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Pterygodium tricuspidatum (Bolus) Schltr.1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder,Schelpe and Hall 1982

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