Liparis latilabris Rolfe 1903 SECTION Coriifolia Rchb.f Drawing by The Zhiwutong Website

Part Shade Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Broad Lip Liparis - In China Kuo Chun Yang Er Suan

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China and north Vietnam on trees or rocks along valleys at elevations around 1200 to 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with close set,narrowly ovoid to narrowly ovoid-cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 2, membraneous, articulate, oblanceolate to linear-oblanceolate, acuminate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, often more or less narrowly winged, 8 to 14" [35 cm] long, 10 to many flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide