Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda

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Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Malaxideae
Genus: Malaxis
Species: Malaxis monophyllos
Varietas: Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda



Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda (A.Gray) P.Morris & Eames, Our Wild Orchids: 358 (1929)


  • Basionym
    • Microstylis brachypoda A.Gray, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 228 (1836)
  • Homotypic
    • Malaxis brachypoda (A.Gray) Fernald, Rhodora 28: 176 (1926)
    • Malaxis monophyllos subsp. brachypoda (A.Gray) Á.Löve & D.Löve, Taxon 18: 312 (1969)
    • Microstylis monophyllos subsp. brachypoda (A.Gray) Szlach. & Marg., Acta Soc. Bot. Poloniae 75: 230 (2006)
  • Heterotypic
    • Achroanthes acuminata Raf., New Fl. 1: 59 (1836), nom. nud.
    • Malaxis monophyllos f. bifolia Mousley, Orchid Rev. 35: 356 (1927)
    • Malaxis brachypoda f. bifolia (Mousley) Fernald, Rhodora 52: 71 (1950)
    • Microstylis monophyllos var. bifolia (Mousley) Marg., Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 109: 182 (2007 publ. 2008)




Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Subarctic America
      • Alaska, Northwest Territories, Yukon.
    • Regional: Western Canada
      • Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan.
    • Regional: Eastern Canada
      • Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Isle, Québec.
    • Regional: Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado.
    • Regional: North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin.
    • Regional: Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names


English: White Adder's Mouth, White adder's-mouth

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