Malaxis mucronulata (Schltr.) P.Ortiz 1995 Drawing by Dunsterville and Garay and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Mucronate Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in Cundinamarca Department of Colombia at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ovoid, subterranean pseudobulbs carrying 2, close set, subopposite, ovate-elliptic, obtusely acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, naked, somewhat angled, elongating, shortly umbelliform, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Microstylis mucronulata Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 74 : Die Orchideenfloren der Suamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten Colombia, Schlechter 1920