Liparis saundersiana Rchb.f. 1872 Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name Saunder's Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Jamaica on damp shady banks among mosses at elevations of 1500 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a small spherical subterranean corm giving rise to 2, lower larger, roundish-ovate, cordate to oval leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, angled, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Leptorkis saundersiana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 drawing good;