Malaxis hoi P.O'Byrne 2000 SECTION Crepidium


Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm spring Summer

Common Name Ho's Malaxis [Original discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a few, iridescent bronze-green, white central striped leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, terminal, 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying long lasting flowers.

Synonyms Crepidium hoi (P.O'Byrne) Marg. 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;