Malaxis fimbriata Lavarack 1981 SECTION CrepidiumDrawing by Lewis Roberts Wikimedia Website

Full shade HotWarmSummer

Common Name The Fimbriate Malaxis - In Australia - The Fringed Spur Orchid

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Queensland Australia at elevations of 250 to 450 meters on shady slopes among rocks in rainforests usually near watercourses as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a reclining stem giving rise to 4 to 15, scattered, dark green, shiny, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 6 to 10" [15 to 25 cm] long, purple, bracteate, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Crepidium fimbriatum (Lavarack) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2009 as Crepidium fimbriatum photo fide

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