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

Common Name The Langkawi Island Malaxis

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Langkawi Island of penninsular Malaysia as a miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with short stems carrying 3 leaves that blooms on an erect, to 4" [10 cm] long, to 6 flowered inflorescence with deflexed floral bracts and carrying small flowers with a strongly veined green lip and a short column with short blunt emerald green stelids.

Synonyms Crepidium langkawiense (Seidenf. & J.J.Wood) Szlach. 1995; Microstylis macrochila var. minor Ridl. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953 as Malaxis macrochila var minor; *The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;