Malaxis octodentata Seidenf. 1978 SECTION Crepidium Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The 8 Toothed Malaxis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam as a mini-miniature sized terrestrial with erect stems carrying a few, broadly elliptic, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms on a 4.8 to 10" [12 to 25 cm] long, rather distantly, few flowered flowered inflorescence with long .4" [1 cm] long, pedicels.

Synonyms Crepidium octodentatum (Seidenf.) Szlach. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 as Malaxis sp GT 3564 pg 154 fig 122 drawing fide; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 nr 1 Orchids of Thailand VII Oberonia & Malaxis Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;