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Orchid Species: Achroanthes acuminata

Kew currently accepted name is Malaxis monophyllos

Achroanthes acuminata is an orchid species identified by Raf. in 1836. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Malaxis monophyllos.
Achroanthes (Achroanthes.)
ORIGIN: Found in the Russian far east, China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with ovoidpaeudobulbs enveloped by whitish, membraneous sheaths and carrying 2, ovate, ovate-oblong to nearly elliptic,membraneous to herbaceous, acute to obtuse apically, crispate to entire margins, narrowing below into the petiolate clasping base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 4.8 to 20 [12 to 50 cm] long, several to mare than 10 flowered, racemose inflorescence with narrowly ovate floral bracts, .

FLOWER SIZE: 0.5 inches [1.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Malaxis Mal monophyllos 1800 (L.) Sw.
Add+ Achroanthes Achroanthes cilifolia 1836 Raf.
Add+ Dienia Dienia gmelinii 1830 Lindl.
Add+ Epipactis Epcts monophylla 1795 (L.) F.W.Schmidt
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis japonica 1891 (Miq.) Kuntze
Add+ Liparis Lip inconspicua 1892 Makino
Add+ Liparis Lip japonica 1886 (Miq.) Maxim.
Add+ Malaxis Mal diphyllos 1828 Cham.
Add+ Malaxis Mal taiwaniana 1975 S.S.Ying
Add+ Malaxis Mal yunnanensis 1951 (Schltr.) Tang & F.T.Wang
Add+ Microstylis Mst arisanensis 1916 Hayata
Add+ Microstylis Mst brachypoda 1836 A.Gray
Add+ Microstylis Mst diphylla 1830 (Cham.) Lindl.
Add+ Microstylis Mst japonica 1866 Miq.
Add+ Microstylis Mst yunnanensis 1912 Schltr.
Add+ Achroanthes Achroanthes monophyllos 1891 (L.) Greene
Add+ Microstylis Mst monophyllos 1830 (L.) Lindl.
Add+ Ophrys Oph monophyllos 1753 L.
Add+ Malaxis Mal brachypoda 1926 (A.Gray) Fernald
Add+ Malaxis Mal arisanensis 1974 (Hayata) S.Y.Hu
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