Cynorkis decaryana H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007 TYPE Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot LATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name Decary's Cynorkis [French public servant and orchid enthusiast 1900's]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25cm]

Found in northeastern Madagascar in lowland forests at elevations of sealevel to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with generally 5, radical, oval-lanceolate, acute, shortly attenuate basally leaves that blooms on a to 6" [15 cm] long, loosely to 15 flowered inflorescence with 4 narrow sheaths.

Synonyms Bicornella decaryana Szlach. & Kras 2006; Cynorkis decaryana H.Perrier 1931; Cynosorchis decaryana Perrier 1931;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Cynosorchis decaryana; *Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009