Cynorkis quinquepartita H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007 SECTION Parviflorae Photo by C. Grey-Wilson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Five Part Cynorkis

Flower Size

Found in northern Madagascar in montane mossy forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with no tubers and a single, radical, narrowly lanceolate, very acute, very longly attenuate into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, 1.6 to 6" [4 to 15 cm] long, glabrous, less dense, several flowered inflorescence very narrow, very acute, equal to the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Bicornella quinquepartita Szlach. & Kras 2006; Cynosorchis quinquepartita Perrier 1931; *Cynorkis quinquepartita H.Perrier 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as Cynosorchis quinquepartita drawing fide; *Orchids of Madagascar Hermans Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2008; A field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;