Cynorkis lindleyana Hermans 2007

SECTION Imerinorchis

Plant Photos courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Part SunCoolCold Spring THROUGHFall

Common Name or Meaning The Graceful Cynorchis

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in marshes and prairies in humid areas at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to coldgrowing terrestrial without tubers and has 3 to 5, linear-acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on an erect, loosely several to many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Bicornella gracilis Lindl. 1835; Cynorkis gracilis (Lindl.) Schltr. 1924; Imerinorchis gracilis (Lindl.) Szlach. 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Bicornella gracilis; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 as Cynosorchis gracilis; *Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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