Redefinition of the genera Malaxis Sol. ex Sw. and Microstylis (Nutt.) Eaton (Orchidaceae, Epidendroideae)

Dariusz L. Szlachetko, Hanna B. Margońska

Abstract


A new definition of the genera Malaxis Sol. ex Sw. and Microstylis (Nutt.) Eaton is presented. The genera are briefly described and illustrated. A list of Microstylis species is added. Four new nomenclatural combinations are proposed.

Keywords


Malaxis; Malaxidinae; Microstylis; Orchidaceae; systematic; taxonomy

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