Malaxis quadridentata (Ames) Ames 1908 SECTION Crepidium

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Part shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning The 4 Toothed Malaxis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in the in damp shaded ravines at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 6, narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms on a graceful, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Crepidium quadridentatum (Ames) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis quadridentata Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Orchidaceae 2: 130 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philipiana Valmayor 1984;

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