New species and nomenclatural changes in Cynorkis (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae) from Madagascar and the Mascarenes

@article{Hermans2017NewSA,
  title={New species and nomenclatural changes in Cynorkis (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae) from Madagascar and the Mascarenes},
  author={J. Hermans and Jacky L. Andriantiana and A. Sieder and Michael Kiehn and P. Cribb and Landy Rajavelona and Lauren M. Gardiner},
  journal={Kew Bulletin},
  year={2017},
  volume={72},
  pages={1-31}
}
  • J. Hermans, Jacky L. Andriantiana, +4 authors Lauren M. Gardiner
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Kew Bulletin
  • SummaryTen new species, Cynorkis aconitiflora, C. christae, C. elephantina, C. jackyi, C. lentiginosa, C. mammuthus, C. mangabensis, C. sanguinolenta, C. siederi and C. syringescens, are described for the first time. The identity of C. elegans is clarified. The status of Arnottia and Physoceras are discussed and both subsumed into Cynorkis, with the necessary taxonomic changes made. 
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