Malaxis wariana oreogena

Malaxis wariana (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt var. oreogena (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt, Kew Bull. 24 (1970) 85

Basionym: Microstylis wariana var. oreogena

Differs from the typical variety in the lower stature and fewer-flowered inflorescences. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Not recorded, presumably flowers light green with darker anther as in the typical variety.

Habitat: Terrestrial in lower montane forest; 1000 m.

Flowering time in the wild: May.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 431-469M.JPG.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing terrestrial, requires shaded position.