Malaxis robinsonii (Ridl.) J.B.Comber 2001 SECTION Crepidium Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name Robinson's Malaxis

Flower Size .4" [2.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1200 to 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a creeping lower part becoming erect and leafy stem carrying 5 to 9, obliquely elliptic, acuminate, acute, lower ones smaller, broadly petiolate bbase leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, peduncel to 8" [20 cm] long, rachis to 8" [20 cm] long, successively many flowered inflorescence with linear floral bracts.

Synonyms Crepidium magnifoveum (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. 1995; Crepidium robinsonii (Ridl.) Marg. 2012; Microstylis magnifovea J.J.Sm. 1928; *Microstylis robinsonii Ridl. 1917

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001

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