Malaxis macrophylla (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt 1970 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Spring Summer

Common Name The Large Leaved Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 200 to 500 meters as a hot growing terrestrial with a short stem carrying 4 to 6, erect-patent, obliquely ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, glabrous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a 16" [40 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Crepidium macrophyllum (Schltr.) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis macrophylla Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as Microstylis macrophylla Drawing fide;

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