Liparis henrici Schltr. 1924 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name Henri's Liparis [Henri Perrier, French Botanist in Madagascar 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in central and southcentral Madagascar on shaded and humid rocks in forest at elevations of 800 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing lithophyte or terrestrial with elongate pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, elliptic to ovate-elliptic, apiculate, more or less attenuate into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, rachis to .8 to 2.4" [2 to 6 cm] long, 1 to 4.4" [2.5 to 11 cm] longover all, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence with herbaceous, equal tothe pedicel floral bracts and carrying yellowish flowers

Synonyms Liparis latilabris Schltr. 1924; Liparis verecunda Schltr. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Du Puy, Hermans, Bosser & Cribb 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009;

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