Malaxis versicolor

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Malaxis versicolor

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 versicolor


Malaxis versicolor (Lindl.) Abeyw., Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci. 2: 83 (1959)


  • Basionym
    • Microstylis versicolor Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 21 (1830)
  • Homotypic
    • Seidenfia versicolor (Lindl.) Marg. & Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 46: 56 (2001)
    • Corymborkis versicolor (Lindl.) M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 5A: 30 (2009)
  • Heterotypic
    • Malaxis rheedei B.Heyne ex Wall., Numer. List: n.º 1939 (1829), pro syn.
    • Liparis priochilus G.Lodd., Bot. Cab. 18: t. 1751 (1831)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, India, Sri Lanka.

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

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