Cynorkis subtilis Bosser 2004 SECTION Lemuranthe

Photo by Labat and Mobot Madagascar Photo List

Full shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Delicate Cynorkis

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Madagascar in humid coastal forests at elevations up to 240 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with 3 to 5, basal, oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 2.4 to 6" [6 to 15 cm] long overall, rachis .8 to 2.8" [2 to 7 cm] long, pubescent to 10 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute, , shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 drawing/photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;