Liparis sasakii Hayata 1914

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Plant and Flowers in situ Taiwan Photo by Plant Website


Common Name Sasaki's Liparis - In A Li Shan Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .8" [2cm]

Found in central Taiwan in forests at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a mini- miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte with flattened, ovoid pseudobulb carrying 2, subsessile, not articulate, obovate, membraneous to herbaceous, acute to obtuse apically, narrowling below into the cuneate base leaves that blooms in the later spring on a 3.2" [8 cm] long, 5 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts

Synonyms Liparis krameri var. sasakii (Hayata) T.Hashim. 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok