Cynorkis reticulata (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915 SECTION Parviflorae

Inflorescence in situ Reunion Photos by Carola Pahl

Part shadeWarm Cool Winter

Common Name The Reticulate Cynorkis

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Reunion as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter on a 12" [30 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION Said by Kew to be a synonym of C ridleyii but I cannot see the connection if this determination is correct. I have left them separate pending better references. PLEASE use with caution!!!

Synonyms *Amphorchis reticulata Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895; Amphorkis reticulata var. alba Cordem. 1895; Amphorkis reticulata var. appendiculata Cordem. 1895; Amphorkis reticulata var. exappendiculata Cordem. 1895; Amphorkis reticulata var. rosea Cordem. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;