Malaxis dodii Acev.-Rodr. & Ackerman 2012

TYPE Drawing of M megalantha by Donald Dod

Full shade Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Hispanola Goodyera [refers to its being from the island of Hispanola]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Haiti on the Massif de la Hotte and the Dominican Republic in broad-leaved forests at elevations around 1350 to 1650 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ascending rhizomatic stem with thick roots and carrying rosulate, separated, reticulate, ovate, acuminate-acute, clasping, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, glabrous, 18" [45 cm] long overall, rachis sublax, many flowered inflorescence with ovate-acuminae, slightly twisted floral bracts and carrying rose colored flowers that only partially open.

"The orbicular lip immediatley separates it from all others." Dod 1986


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Moscosoa 4: 183 Dod 1986 drawing fide;