Malaxis kinabaluensis (Rolfe) Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920 SECTION Commelinoides Photos by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt and His PBase Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescencce

Plant in situ Borneo Photos by James B Comber and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

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Common Name The Kinabalu Malaxis [a mountain in Borneo]

Flower Size

Found in Sabah and Kalimantan Borneo in deep leaf litter on the forest floor in lower montane forests at elevations around 1200 to 2100 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring

Synonyms Crepidium kinabaluense (Rolfe) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis kinabaluensis Rolfe 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Crepidium kinabaluense

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