AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Cynorkis Section Imerinorchis H. Perr.
Description:

Rostellum divided into 2 separate arms nearly to the base of the connective appendage of the anther, the median lobe shooting up nearly from its base, reduced to a slight projection, or more or less developed into a narrow, contracted. attached-connective lamina between the two lobes of the anther; lateral sepals and petals more or less joined basally to the labellum.

Type species: Cynorkis imerinensis (Ridl.) Kraenzl.
Species:

Cynorkis betsileensis Kraenzl. C. Madagascar.
Cynorkis brachyceras Schltr. C. Madagascar.
Cynorkis ericophila H.Perrier ex Hermans N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis galeata Rchb.f. Comoros, Madagascar.
Cynorkis hologlossa Schltr. N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis hologlossa var. angustilabia H.Perrier ex Hermans N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis hologlossa var. gneissicola Bosser N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis hologlossa var. hologlossa. N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis lancilabia Schltr. N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis nutans (Ridl.) H.Perrier Madagascar.
Cynorkis papilio Bosser, C. Madagascar.
Cynorkis purpurea (Thouars) Kraenzl. Mascarenes, C. Madagascar.
Cynorkis rosellata (Thouars) Bosser Réunion, Madagascar.
Cynorkis stenoglossa Kraenzl. Madagascar.
Cynorkis stenoglossa var. pallens H.Perrier ex Hermans N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis stenoglossa var. stenoglossa Madagascar.
Cynorkis tenuicalcar Schltr. Madagascar.
Cynorkis tenuicalcar subsp. andasilbeensis H.Perrier ex Hermans NC. Madagascar
Cynorkis tenuicalcar subsp. onivensis H.Perrier ex Hermans NC. Madagascar
Cynorkis tenuicalcar subsp. tenuicalcar N. Madagascar.
Cynorkis zaratananae Schltr. N. 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