Liparis bicuspidata J.J.Sm. 1903 SUBGENUS Cestichis SECTION?

Side View of Flower Photos by J.B.Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Two Toothed Liparis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Borneo and the Philippines at elevations around 500 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, pear-shaped to cylindrical, appressed above pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, leathery, jointed, oblong-lanceolate, acute, narrowing on both sides leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, loosely flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Liparis wenzelii Ames 1915; Stichorkis bicuspidata (J.J.Sm.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippinana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as L wenzelii; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 as L wenzelii photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008

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