Cynorkis lindleyana Hermans 2007

SECTION Imerinorchis


Photos by Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

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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 cold growing terrestrial without tubers and has 3 to 5, linear-acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer through earlier fall on an erect, 10 to 14" [\25 to 35 cm] long, loosely several to many flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION!! Please use caution, does not conform well with the photo references that I have.

Synonyms *Bicornella gracilis Lindl. 1835; Cynorkis gracilis (Lindl.) Schltr. 1924; Cynosorchis gracilis Schltr. 1925; 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; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Cynosorchis gracilis; *Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo ok?; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo ok?;