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

Full shade Hot MID Spring THROUGH EARLY Summer AND Fall

Common Name Zippel's Malaxis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 50 to 500 meters as a hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring through early summer and fall

Schlechter states that the leaves are very narrow like M moluccana and M graminifolia but differs the most in the lip and column

Synonyms Crepidium zippelii (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. 1995; Malaxis moluccana var. sagittata (J.J.Sm.) Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920; Microstylis moluccana var. sagittata J.J.Sm. 1909; *Microstylis zippelii J.J.Sm. 1910; Pseudoliparis zippelii (J.J.Sm.) Marg. 2003

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