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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Cynorkis

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Orchidaceae

About 125 species (Madagascar, Mascarene Islands, Africa), with six species native to southern Africa .

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Cynorkis anacamptoides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Cynorkis anisoloba

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Cynorkis buchananii

Recorded from Mozambique.

Cynorkis compacta


Cynorkis debilis

[= Cynorkis hanningtonii]

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Cynorkis kassneriana

Cynorkis kirkii

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.