Malaxis versicolor (Lindl.) Abeyw. 1959 Photo by F. Suranjan and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by Indianature and Travel Pod Website

Drawing Photo by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full ShadeSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Colorful Malaxis

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Assam, India and Sri Lanka as a small sized terrestrial orchid that blooms in the summer

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution.

Synonyms Corymborkis versicolor (Lindl.) M.R.Almeida 2009; Liparis priochilus Lodd. 1831; *Microstylis versicolor Lind. 1830; Seidenfia versicolor (Lindl.) Marg. & Szlach. 2001; Seidenfia versicolor (Lindl.) M.R.Almeida 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Seidenfia versicolor

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