Ishida, G. (The Hiroshima Botanical Garden)

Pollination mechanism of Cynorkis fastigiata, Orchidaceae

1. The pollination mechanism of Cynorkis fastigiata was investigated here.
2. When the flower bud has not opened and the pedicellate ovary has grown up to 25 mm long, its pollen grains have dropped from the anther on the stigma.
3. Cynorkis fastigiata was autogamous.