FZ.1. Corymborkis Thouars

Description of the genus

Terrestrial rhizomatous herbs with tall, erect leafy stems. Leaves ± sessile, distichous, plicate. Inflorescences of axillary panicles. Flowers greenish-white. Sepals and petals relatively long (7-8 cm in ours); lip with ovate tip. Flowers non-resupinate. Column long, straight, widened above, with 2 lateral auricles. Pollinia 2.

Worldwide: 8 species from Indomalesia to the Pacific

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Corymborkis corymbis

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Other sources of information about Corymborkis:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Corymborkis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Corymborkis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corymborkis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Corymborkis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Corymborkis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Corymborkis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Corymborkis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Corymborkis
JSTOR Plant Science: Corymborkis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Corymborkis
Plants of the World Online: Corymborkis
Tropicos: Corymborkis
Wikipedia: Corymborkis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Corymborkis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=401, retrieved 16 April 2024

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