Calflora
Taxon  Report   10629    
Malaxis monophyllos  (L.) Sw.
no common name found
Malaxis monophyllos
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Malaxis monophyllos
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Malaxis monophyllos, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.

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Malaxis monophyllos
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Malaxis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malaxis diphyllos
PLANTS: Malaxis monophyllos var. diphyllos
More information about  Malaxis monophyllos
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAMO9)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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