Cynorkis andringitrana Schltr. 1924 SECTION Parviflorae Drawing by Perrier and The Plant Illustration Website

Part Shade Cool Cold LATERSummer

Common Name The Andringitra Cynorkis [A National Park in southern Madagascar]

Flower Size

Found in south central Madagascar in mossy forests and wet areas at elevations of 1600 to 2200 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 2 rounded to elongated tubers giving rise to a single basal, elliptic-oblong leaf that blooms in the later summer on an erect, terminal, glabrous, 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, 6 to 9 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, very acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Bicornella andringitrana (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras. 2006; Cynosorchis andringitrana Schltr. 1925;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Cynosorchis andringitrana drawing fide; Orchids of Madacaascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;