Malaxis junghuhnii (J.J.Sm.) Ames 1915 SECTION Crepidium

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

Common Name Junghuhn's Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in western Java on the ground or on tree trunks at elevations of 1000 to 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial or occasional epiphyte with close set stems carrying 2 to 4, flushed purple below becoming green with age, finely undulate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Crepidium junghuhnii (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis junghuhnii J.J.Sm. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm 1905 as Microstylis junghuhnii; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren J.J.Sm 1908 as Microstylis junghuhnii drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide