Liparis inamoena Schltr. 1911 SUBGENUS Cestichis SECTION Distichae

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

Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Ugly Liparis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on ridges of the mountains at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, thin, stem shaped, basally thicker, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect to suberect, linear, acute, 6 to 8.8" [15 to 22 cm] long, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, thin, ancipitous, slightly compressed glabrous, shorter than the leaves in length inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are olive green and the lip is brownish yellow.

Synonyms Disticholiparis inamoena (Schltr.) Marg. & Szlach. 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;

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