Cynorkis alborubra Schltr. 1924 SECTION Parviflorae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold EARLYSummer

Common Name The White-Purple Cynorkis

Flower Size

Found in south central Madagascar in montane ericaceous scrub at elevations around 2400 meters as a slender, cold growing terrestrial with 2 basal, spreading leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect, terminal, 6 to 9 flowered inflorescnece

Synonyms Bicornella alborubra (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2008;