Malaxis variabilis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920 SECTION Crepidium

Plant and Flowers

Drawing by Oakes Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm

Common Name The Variable Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in Sabah Borneo on Mt Kinabalu at elevations around 900 meters as a warm growing terrestrial.

Synonyms Crepidium variabile (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Szlach. 1995; Microstylis variabilis (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Masam. 1942

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mt Kinabalu Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011;