Cynorkis calanthoides Kraenzl. 1882 SECTION Cynorchis

Another Flower Photos by Rogier van Vugt and his Orchid webpage

Another Flower Color Photo by MAJ Orchids

Common Name The Calanthe Like Cynorkis

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Madagascar on trees at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with numerous glabrous roots giving rise to a single, plicate, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing into the short conduplicate base leaf that that blooms in the summer on an erect, dense, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence arising terminally on a mature leaf.

Synonyms Cynorkis uncinata H.Perrier 1931; Cynorkis uncinata H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007; Cynosorchis uncinata H.Perrier 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Cynosorchis unicata; AOS Bulletin Vol 75 No 6 2006 as C uncinata photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 1 2007 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & bosser 2007 photo fide as C uncinata; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide [the first photo]; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 11 2017 photo fide;