Malaxis pseudoliparis P.F.Hunt 1970 SECTION Crepidium

Plant and Flowers in situ New Guinea Photos by Andre Schuiteman

TYPE Drawing of Microstylis epiphytica Type Drawing of M epiphiticus by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Fall Winter

Common Name The False Liparis Malaxis [refers to its similarity to a Liparis]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 250 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and winter.

Synonyms Crepidium epiphyticum (Schltr.) Szlach. 1995; Microstylis epiphytica Schltr. 1905; Pseudoliparis epiphytica (Schltr.) Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as Microstylis epiphytica Drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Pseduoliparis epiphytica drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 as Crepidium epiphyticusm photos fide;