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Crepidium integrilabium

Crepidium integrilabium

Crepidium integrilabium (Schltr.) Szlach., Fragm. Florist. Geobot. Suppl. 3 (1995) 127

Type: Type: Edelfeldt s.n. (holo B, lost)


  • Microstylis integrilabia Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16 (1919) 108 ('integrilabium')
  • Malaxis integrilabia (Schltr.) W.Kittr., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 30 (1984, publ. 1985) 96

Terrestrial, ascending. Rhizome stem-like, decumbent; roots filiform, flexuose, minutely finely pilose. Stem ascending, leafy, terete, glabrous, c. 0.2 cm diam. Leaves erect-patent, petiolate; blade obliquely elliptic-ovate, subacute, at the base cuneate-rounded, 4.5-5.5 by 1.8-2.5 cm; petiole dilated at the base, sheathing, 1.4-1.7 cm long. Rachis elongated, rather densely many-flowered, up to 10 cm long. Floral bracts pendent, oblong, acute, almost twice as long as the ovary. Flowers very small, not resupinate, glabrous. Sepals broadly elliptic- or ovate-oblong, obtuse, 0.18 cm long. Lateral sepals oblique, broader than the median sepal. Petals oblong-ligulate, obtuse, 1-nerved, falcate-oblique, almost as long as the sepals. Lip crescent-shaped, entire, apex notched; basal auricles falcate-oblong, obtuse, c. 0.15 cm long, the blade 0.15 cm long, at the base 0.25 cm wide; basal pit oblong, with thickened margins, extending to just below the apex. Column very short, glabrous. Ovary pedicellate, glabrous, 0.28 cm long. (After Schlechter, 1922)

Flowers apparently greenish yellow.

Not recorded.

Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua New Guinea ('British Papua'), exact locality not recorded.

Terrestrial. Requirements unknown.

Not recorded.

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Malaxideae
  • Genus Crepidium
  • Section Bothrocardia
  • Species Crepidium integrilabium

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Crepidium integrilabium

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