Liparis arcuata J.J.Sm. 1932 SECTION Distichae

Side View of Flower and rachis Photos by A Rahmady and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Full shade Cool Cold

Common Name The Arcuate Liparis

Flower Size

Found in western Sumatra in moss forests on ridges at eleavations of 1600 to 2200 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a creeping rhizome with .44 to .56" [1.1 to 1.4 cm] between each oblong to ovaste, much flattened pseudobulb carrying a lanceolate to strap shaped, acute leaf that blooms on an erect, terminal, much shorter than the leaf, peduncle, very much flattened, thickening towards the apex, 3.28 to 4.8" [8.25 to 12 cm] long, bent towards the apex, the rachis almost nodding, flattened, successively single, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Disticholiparis arcuata (J.J.Sm.) Marg. & Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001