Liparis vestita Rchb. f. 1872 SUBGENUS Cestichis SECTION Blepharoglossum Schlechter Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright

Drawing

Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Summer Fall

Common Name The Dressed Liparis [refers to the sheaths]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Assam, northeastern India and Thailand with an elongate pseudobulb carrying 2 smaller leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a 6" [15 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Leptorchis vestita (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Liparis espeevijii S.Misra 2004; Liparis vestita subsp. seidenfadenii S.Misra 1986; Stichorkis vestita (Rchb.f.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 47 No 8 1978; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ;