Liparis anthericoides H.Perrier 1936

Inflorescence Photos by Trigui, S. M., M. H. Razanajatovo & S. D. Ramandi and The African Plant Database Website

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


Common Name The ? Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in montane forests at elevations around 900 to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with small, suborbicular to ovoid pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, oblanceolate-linear, finely many veined, attenuate base leaves that blooms in the mid summer through mid winter on an erect, longer than the leaves, 4.8 to 6.4" [12 to 16 cm] long, peduncle bare below the middle, above with 4 to 7 sheaths with acute limbus, rachis slightly sinuous, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with 3 veined, hyaline, very acute, shorter than half the length of the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Du Puy Hermans, Bosser & Cribb 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009;