Malaxis arboricola P.O'Byrne 2001SECTION Crepidium

Plant and Flowers Photo Ong Poh Teck and The Biological Diversity Clearing House Mechanism Website

Full Shade Cool springSummer

Common Name The Tree Loving Malaxis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests on vines, tree trunks and on moss pads at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with rather large pseudobulbs carrying 3 to 4, apical, broad, green leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, terminal, dense, successively 12 to 20, many [200] flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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