Malaxis warapussae (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt 1970 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade hot WinterSpring

Common Name The Warapussa Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 150 to 200 meters as a hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter and spring.

Schlechter states that leaves have a delicate red margin and the flowers are violet-red to brown-red.

Synonyms Crepidium warapussae (Schltr.) Szlach. 1995; *Microstylis warapussae Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 as Microstylis warapussae Drawing fide;