Cynorkis trilinguis (Frapp. ex Cordem.) Schltr. 1915SECTION Parviflorae Photo by © Fred and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Color range of Flower

Plant in situ Reunion Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

Part Shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Three Tongued Cynorkis [refers to the Tri-Lobed Lip]

Flower Size

Found in Reunion in the volcanic area of the southeast at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with variably colored flowers.

Synonyms *Hemiperis trilinguis Frapp. ex Cordem. 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;