Liparis sootenzanensis Fukuy. 1933 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

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Common Name The Sootenza? Liparis - In China Cha Tian Shan Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Guizhou province of China to Vietnam, and Taiwan in broad leaved forests at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with cylindric, stout, thick, fleshy, many noded stem carrying several, amplexicaul, not articulate, acuminate apically, contracted below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a distinctly ridged, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence with green, ovate floral bracts.

Synonyms Liparis shaoshunia S.S.Ying 1977

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