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

Part Shade Cold Fall

Common Name The Fimbriate Cynorkis

Flower Size .54" [1.4 cm]

Found in northern and central Madagascar among wet rocks in shade at elevations of 2000 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with fusiform-narrow tubers giving rise to a stem carrying a single leaf that blooms on a terminal, erect, glabrous, short, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Lowiorchis fimbriata Szlach. 2004; Cynosorchis fimbriata Perrier 1931

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