Malaxis bahanensis (Hand.-Mazz.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951 SECTION Crepidium Photo by A. Nuammee and The Notes on Crepidium (Orchidaceae): Two new combinations, a putative natural hybrid, and four species newly recorded for Thailand Website

Drawing Drawing by Then Orchid Society of China Website

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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 and northern Thailand on rocks at elevations around 2600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with subglobose pseudobulbs carrying 2, ovate to ovate-oblong, obtuse apically leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long, 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence with reflexed, narrowly lanceolate, shorter than the 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; Notes on Crepidium (Orchidaceae): Two new combinations, a putative natural hybrid, and four species newly recorded for Thailand ANCHALEE NUAMMEE, TOSAK SEELANAN, SOMRAN SUDDEE & HENRIK . PEDERSEN Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 44(1): 3544. 2016[https://www.researchgate.net/publication/309262010_Notes_on_Crepidium_Orchidaceae_Two_new_combinations_a_putative_natural_hybrid_and_four_species_newly_recorded_for_Thailand/download]

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