Liparis amabilis Fukuy. 1938

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Full shade Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Lovely Liparis in China Bai Hua Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .96" [2.4 cm]

Found in northern Taiwan in forests at elevations arounsd 900 meters sa a mini-miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with clustered, globose, somewhat flattened pseudobulbs enveloped basally by white, membraneous sheaths and carrying a single, ovate to ovate-ellipitc, membraneous to herbaceous, acute to obtuse, decurrent and not articulate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with triangular, very small floral bracts.


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