Physoceras violaceum Schltr. 1924 Drawing by Perrier #9

Full shadeHotSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Violet Physoceras

Flower Size

Found in northeastern and east central Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an elongate, petiolate base, elliptic, acuminate leaf that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Cynorkis hyacinthina Hermans & P.J.Cribb 2017

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide