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Habit: Caudex short, slender to bulb-like; rhizome 0. Leaf: +- basal, 1(2), sheathing. Inflorescence: raceme [spike]; bracts << flowers. Flower: lower sepals free [basally united], spreading to ascending, generally green; lateral petals generally narrower than sepals, spreading to erect, lip spreading to +- pendent; column generally > petals, oblong to triangular, generally concave. Fruit: spreading to erect.
Species In Genus: +- 200 species: worldwide (except Africa). Etymology: (Greek: soft, from leaves)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald A. Coleman, Dieter H. Wilken & William F. Jennings
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Previous taxon: Listera cordata
Next taxon: Malaxis monophyllos var. brachypoda
Citation for this treatment: Ronald A. Coleman, Dieter H. Wilken & William F. Jennings 2017. Malaxis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=10955, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.