Cynorkis decaryana H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007 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

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