AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Cynorkis Section Monadeniorchis H. Perr.
Description:

Rostellum very elongated (5-6 mm from the anther to the tip) attenuate-plaice, hull shaped and entire apically, provided above with a median hollowed hull, truncate in front and elongated with a small incurved, gutter-like rostrum above the viscidium; cauda and channel joined by a common viscidium, placed below the small rostrum which is at the apex of the rostellum; labellum entire, plaice in a narrow hull, very concave below.

Type species: Cynorkis monadenia H.Perrier
Species:

Cynorkis monadenia H.Perrier C. Madagascar.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 12/24/2009