Malaxis polyodon (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891 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

TYPE Drawing Type Drawing From Icones 21 Hooker 1890.

Full Shade Hot Warm LATERSpring

Common Name The Many Toothed Malaxis [refers to the serrate lip]

Flower Size 1/3" [7 mm]

Found in Laos, Myanmar and Thailand as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 3 to 5, plicate, sessile, suberect, acute to acuminate leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, erect, sublax, 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Crepidium polyodon (Hook.f.) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis polyodon Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 21 Hooker 1890 as Microstylis polyodon drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smithnand 1959 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Orchids of Thailand VII Oberonia & Malaxis Seidenfaden 1978 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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