Malaxis maximowicziana (King & Pantl.) 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 Pradhan

Common Name Maximowicz's Malaxis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Sikkim, Assam, and northern Thailand at elevations around 600 to 1400 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with pseudobulbs carrying lanceolate-ellipitc, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, numerous flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate floral bracts.

Synonyms Crepidium maximowiczianum (King & Pantl.) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis maximowicziana King & Pantl 1895;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 as Microstylis maximowicziana drawing fide; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture vol 2 Pradhan 1979 drawing fide; 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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