Flowering class: Monocot   

Habit: Herb
Evergreen forests
Widespread from India, Sri Lanka to Malesia
 



 

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This is called Malaxis mackinnonii (Duthie) Ames, Orchidaceae 6: 289 (1920).

Synonyms:
Crepidium mackinnonii (Duthie) Szlach., Fragm. Florist. Geobot., Suppl. 3: 128 (1995).
Microstylis mackinnonii Duthie, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 71: 37 (1902).
Seidenforchis mackinnonii (Duthie) Marg., Acta Soc. Bot. Poloniae 75: 303 (2006).


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Crepidium mackinnonii (Duthie) Szlach., Fragm. Florist. Geobot., Suppl. 3: 128 (1995).

Synonyms:
Microstylis mackinnonii Duthie, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 71: 37 (1902).
Malaxis mackinnonii (Duthie) Ames, Orchidaceae 6: 289 (1920).
Seidenforchis mackinnonii (Duthie) Marg., Acta Soc. Bot. Poloniae 75:303 (2006).
Microstylis cardonii Prain, Bengal Pl.: 1004 (1903).

Distribution: India to China (C. Yunnan)


 
 
 
 

References:

The Plant List  Flora of China (Crepidium mackinnonii (Duthie) Szlachetko) (As in bold at top)

Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal (Malaxis mackinnonii (Duthie) Ames)  India Biodiversity Portal 

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