Cynorkis disperidoides Bosser 1969 SECTION Imerinorchis

Drawing and collection sheet by Bosser and The HERBARIUM MUSEI PARISIENSIS Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Fall

Common Name The Disperis Like? Cynorkis

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25cm]

Found in southcentral Madagascar in mossy forests on wet rocks and in marshlands at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, lanceolate, acuminate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, glandular, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;