Malaxis uncata Ames 1911 Photo by Raab Bustamante and The Wiki Media Website

Part shade LATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Hook Shaped Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines as a small sized terrestrial with an erect, short, thick stem carrying 3, lanceolate, smooth, 5 veined, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a slender, 4.4 to 7.2" [11 to 18 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate floral bracts.

Synonyms Crepidium uncatum (Ames) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1996; Pseudoliparis uncata (Ames) Marg. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;