Malaxis bahanensis (Hand.-Mazz.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951 SECTION Crepidium Drawing by Then Orchid Society of China Website


Common Name The Bahan Malaxis [A town In Yunnan China] - In China Yun Nan Zhao Lan

Flower Size 1/4" [8mm]

Found in northwest Yunnan Province of China on rocks at elevations around 2600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with subglobose pseudobulbs carrying 2, ovate t oovate-oblong, obtuse apically leaves that blooms in the early summer on n erect, 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long, 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence with reflexed, narrowly lanceolate, shorter thant he pedicel, acuminate apically floral bracts

Synonyms Crepidium bahanense (Hand.-Mazz.) S.C.Chen & J.J.Wood 2009; *Microstylis bahanensis Hand.-Mazz. 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Crepidium bahanense;