Malaxis dentata (Ames) Ames 1908

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Part shade Hot Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Toothed Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 60 to 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial or epiphyte with an erect stem carrying 5 to 6, purplish, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a 10" [25 cm] long, peduncle to 6" [15 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Crepidium dentatum (Ames) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis dentata Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI *Orchidaceae 2: 125 Ames 1908 drawing fideThe Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;