Malaxis monophyllos (L.) Sw., Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 21: 234 (1800) (syn: Achroanthes monophyllos (L.) Greene, Epipactis monophylla (L.) F.W.Schmidt, Microstylis monophyllos (L.) Lindl., Ophrys monophyllos L.);
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Nepal as per POWO;
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Malaxis monophyllos (L.) Sw.: 3 very high res. images.
Location: Hale Lekh, Jumla, West Nepal
Date: August 2022
Elevation: 3400 m.
Habitat : Wild


I am a bit uncertain about this.
Why is this not Malaxis cylindrostaycha? Need to see some fresh flowers.


Only Malaxis monophyllos var. obtusa Tsukaya & H.Okada is reported in Nepal as per POWO.


 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration  Wikipedia  GO Botany  Wikimedia Commons  north american orchid center

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