Cynorkis henrici Schltr. 1924 SECTION Parviflorae Photo by Phillip J. Cribb and The Arkive Website

Drawing Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm winter

Common Name Henrici's Cynorkis [Perrier de Bathie - French Botanist in Madagascar early 1900's]

Flower Size .56 to .64" [1.4 to 1.6 cm]

Found in eastern Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 500 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 3 to 4, radical, elliptical to elliptical-lanceolate, acute to apiculate, gradually attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, basally glabrous becoming bristly-glandular above, to 4" [to 10 cm] long, generally subdense then nearly loose, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence enveloped by 6 to 8 sheaths with a very acute limbus.

Synonyms Bicornella henrici (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras 2006; Cynosorchis henrici Schltr 1925;

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