Liparis neuroglossa Rchb.f. 1881

Plant Photos by Rebecca Repasky

Common Name The Nerved Lip Liparis

Flower Size .6" [1.5cm]

Found in Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia in wet cloud forests at elevations around 2700 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the summer

Synonyms Leptorchis neuroglossa (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Liparis retusa Fawc. & Rendle 1909

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 540 Vasquez & Dodson 1982 as Liparis retusa drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 as L retusa drawing fide;