Liparis bicolor J.J.Sm.1905 SUBGENUS Cestichis SECTION Blepharoglossum Schlechter


Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha and hisButterfly and Orchids Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Two Colored Liparis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia, Java and Sumatra at elevations around 1400 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, elongate [to 8" - 20 cm] long pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical, narrowly lanceoalte, acute, narrowing gradually into the base leaves that blooms on a as long as the leaves, white, to 16" [40 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Stichorkis bicolor (J.J.Sm.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Orchids of Java Comber 1990; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide