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

Part Shade Cool Cold LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Wedge Shaped Lip Cynorkis

Flower Size

Found in central Madagascar in brighter areas of mossy forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with 2, round to oblong tubers giving rise to 2, radical, elliptical-lanceolate to lanceolate-linear, acute to acuminate, attenuate-subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, to 4" [10 cm] long, very loosely 4 to 15 flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939 as Cynosorchis cuneilabia drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009