Cynorkis constellata (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915

SECTION Parviflorae Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

White Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © P. Bernet and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Cold EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Star Studded Cynorkis [refers to the color spotted lip]

Flower Size

Found in Reunion at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, to 4" [10 cm] long, loose, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cynorkis clavata (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915; Cynorkis nitida (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915; Hemiperis clavata Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; *Hemiperis constellata Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; Hemiperis ludens Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; Hemiperis nitida Frapp. ex Cordem., Fl. Réunion: 245 (1895

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