Liparis brachyglottis Rchb.f 1885 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Short Lip Liparis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sri Lanka at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial terrestrial with a somewhat basally thickened, stem-like pseudobulb carrying 2, ovate, acute to acuminate, abruptly narrowing into the petioalte base leaves that blooms on an erect 2" [5 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide;