Liparis amboinensis J.J.Sm.1905

Plant Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

LATE and EARLY

Common Name The Ambon Island Liparis [an island in the Moluccas]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Moluccas and Sulawesi in mossy montane forests onthe forests florr at elevations of 1400 to 1900 metrs as a medium sized,cool growing terrestrial with a dark maroon-green pseudobulb enveloped by pink and green sheaths that wither away and carrying 3, apical, plicate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal,6" [15 cm] long, to 15 simultaneously flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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