Malaxis carrii Seidenf. & J.J.Wood 1992 SECTION Crepidium Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name Carr's Malaxis British [Plantation manager and Amatuer botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Pahang State of penninsular Malaysia as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with close set stems enveloped by leaf sheath bases carrying 4 to 5, increasing in size upwards, ovate-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, several flowered inflorescence carrying minute flowers with pale purple tepals, a pale yellow lip that is bright purple towards the margins and apex, and the column and anther are pale yellow.

Synonyms Crepidium carrii (Seidenf. & J.J.Wood) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1996; Fingardia carrii (Seidenf. & J.J.Wood) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;