Cynorkis disperidoides Bosser 1969 SECTION Imerinorchis Drawing and collection sheet by Bosser and The HERBARIUM MUSEI PARISIENSIS Website

Part Shade Cool 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 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