Malaxis hutchinsoniana (Ames) Ames 1908 SECTION Crepidium

TYPE Drawing by Oakes Ames


Common Name Hutchinson's Malaxis [Amerian Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found on Mindoro of the Philippines on Mt Halcon in forests at elevations around 700 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with ovate acuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, graceful, longer than the leaves, peduncle 2 to 3.8" [6 to 10 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with triangular-linear, acute bracts and carrying pale purple flowers.

Synonyms Crepidium hutchinsonianum (Ames) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis hutchinsoniana Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae 2: 128 Ames 1908 drawing fide;