Malaxis Sol. ex Sw.

First published in Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 119 (1778)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Bahamas, Baltic States, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Burundi, Buryatiya, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Irkutsk, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Leeward Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, South European Russi, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

California, Hungary

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 119 (1788)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bentham, Gen. Pl. 3: 493 (1883).
  • Prodr.: 119 (1788);

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Benth. in G.P. 3: 493 (1883)
  • Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. [Nova genera et species plantarum seu prodromus]: 119 (1788)
  • in Veg. Acad. Nya Handl. Stockholm 21: 233 (1800)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [612], Cameroon K000107221 No
Feb 1, 1998 Yong, R. [107] 70788.000 No
Feb 1, 1998 Yong, R. [107] 70817.000 No
Barnes, E. [2306A], India 20552.000 No
India 23187.000 No
Barnes, E. [1384], India 23188.000 No
Mason, L.M. [1817], New Guinea 28679.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2449], New Caledonia 33314.000 No
Paterson, A. [134], Indonesia 35152.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 66], Papua New Guinea 43123.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 50], Solomon Is. 43125.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 180], Papua New Guinea 44067.000 No
Cribb, P. [5064], Solomon Is. 48691.000 No
Cribb, P. [5003], Solomon Is. 48692.000 No
Cribb, P. [5004], Solomon Is. 48696.000 No
Wickison, S. [127], Solomon Is. 53554.000 No
Lewis, B. [135], Vanuatu 54951.000 No
Lohok, H. [1], Malaysia 56833.000 No
Wubben, J. [s.n.] 70350.000 No
Barker, C. [45], Indonesia 72360.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL409/85], Sabah 72837.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL1091/88], Sabah 72844.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL1461/92], Sabah 72853.000 No
Lamb, A. [AL89/83], Sabah 72976.000 No
Dickson, M.D. [MD115], Indonesia 73097.000 No
Sano, P.T. [H52189], Brazil 73112.000 No
Chase, M.W. [83299], Mexico 75249.000 No
Odgers [101] 77397.000 No
Etuge, M. [0 s.n.1], Cameroon K000510913 No
Longman, W. [s.n.], Brazil K000940646 Yes
Humbert, H. [25340], Madagascar K000718468 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0