Malaxis woodsonii L.O.Williams 1939Photo by Blanche Ames and The Plant Illustration Website

LATE EARLY EARLY

Common Name Woodson's Malaxis [American Botanist in Central America 1900's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a short, cormous stem enveloped by leaf sheaths and carrying 2 apical, broadly ovate, obtuse to acute, crenulate to obscurely serrate margins, membranaceous, abruptly narrowing leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, subumbellate, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drwaing fide;

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