Malaxis oberoniiflora Seidenf. 1976

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Oberonia Flower Like Malaxis

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Thailand as a mini-miniature sized terrestrial with ovate pseudobulbs enveloped by sheaths and carrying a single ovate leaf that blooms as the leaf is arising on a 3.2" [8 cm] long overall, erect, naked, within the leaf and surpassing it, rachis to .4" [1 cm] long, cylindrical, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oberonioides oberoniiflora (Seidenf.) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 71 1-30 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand VII Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Orchids of Thailand VII Oberonia & Malaxis Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas Liferung #13 753 - 819 Liparinae 1983 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Oberonioides oberoniflora drawing fide;