Liparis acuminata Hook.f. 1890 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis Type Drawing From Icones 21 Hooker 1890.

Another Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Acuminate Liparis

Flower Size .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Assam, Cambodia and Vietnam as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem carrying 5 to 6, plicate, suberect, membraneous, elliptic-lanceolate, sessile leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, erect, 4 to 5" [10 to 12.5 cm] long, 25 to 30 flowered inflorescence with minute, ovate floral bracts

Synonyms Leptorkis acuminata (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1890 drawing ok; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 47 #8 1978; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;