African Plant Database

Malaxis Sol. ex Sw.
Protologue : Prodr. 8, 119 (1788)
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kornasia Szlach.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Genus of 250-300 species occurring in the tropics and subtropics of the Old and New World, with a few species in temperate regions of Europe, Asia and the Americas (map in Pridgeon & al., Gen orchid. 4: 473, 2005).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 144 (1995).
  • LEBRUN J.P. & A.L. STORK (2017). Orchidaceae (2) Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 10 (orch.2): 124

Bibliography other :
  • HERMANS J, S. VERLYNDE, P. CRIBB & AL. (2020). Malaxideae (Orchidaceae) in Madagascar, the Mascarenes, Seychelles an Comoro Islands Kew Bull. 75: 1-184 
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see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°192370 modified 2008-12-27
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