Malaxis Solander ex Swartz. Adder's-mouth.
As circumscribed more narrowly (Radins et al. 2014; Cameron 2005), a genus of about 120 species, terrestrial herbs, mainly of the New World and temperate Eurasia.
Ref: Brown (2002); Cameron (2005); Catling (1991); Catling & Magrath (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Correll (1950); Radins et al. (2014). Show full citations.