Liparis sasakii Hayata 1914 Photo by Vietnam Plant Data Center Website

EARLY

Common Name The Brownish Liparis - In China He Hua Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .8" [2cm]

Found in Guangdong province of China in swampy thickets as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with clustered, elliptic to sub quadrate, laterally compressed, truncate apically pseudobulbs enveloped by 3 sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, ovate-elliptic to suborbicular, naot artuiculate, subacute apically, contracted below into the sheath base leaves that blooms in the early spring on a .6" to 2.6" [1.5 to 6.5 cm] long, laxly 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute apically floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceous Additions to the Flora of China and Vietnam (II) Omerod Taiwania 52:310.2007; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide

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