Malaxis monsviridis Dressler 1995 TYPE Drawing by Dressler, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The ? Green Malaxis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Costa Rica in cloud forests at elevations around 1300 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with 1.4" [3.5 cm] between each pseudobulb carrying 2, widely ovate, shortly acuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, subumbellate, many flowered inflorescence carrying pale green to green, resupinate flowers.

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Novon 5(2): 140. Dressler 1995 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003;

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