Malaxis sichuanica Tang & F.T.Wang ex S.C.Chen 1988

Photo by Jin Xiao Hua

Full shadeCool Summer

Common Name The Sichuan Malaxis - in China Si chuan Zhao lan

Flower Size

Found in Sichuan province of China along roadsides at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with subglobose pseudobulbs carrying 3, erect to spreading, suboblong to oblong-lanceolate, obscurely sheathing-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, narrowly winged, .24 ti .28" [6 ti 7 mm] wide, peduncle to 4.8" [12 cm] long, rachis .8" [2 cm] long, to 12 flowered inflorescence with spreading, narrowly lanceolate, spreading shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Crepidium sichuanicum (Tang & F.T.Wang ex S.C.Chen) S.C.Chen & J.J.Wood 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Crepidium sichuanicum; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 as Crepidium sichuanicum photo fide;