Liparis danguyana H.Perrier 1936 SECTION Coriifoliae Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Danguya-Like Liparis [refers to it's affinities to the genus Danguya]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Madagascar in lichen & mossy forests at elevations from 1500 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with cauliform pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 6 to 8 scarious sheaths and carrying 2, apical, widely oval, deep green, plicate, subsessile, shortly acute apically, rounded basally leaves that blooms in the late summer on a terminal, 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm], long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1936/81 drawing; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009