Liparis atrosanguinea Ridl. 1870 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

Plant and Flower in situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia

Photos by © David Kuehn

Plant and Inflorescence

Photo by André Schuiteman, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Black Blood-Red Liparis

Flower Size 3/4" [2.1 cm]

Found in Thailand, Vietnam Borneo, Malaysia and Sumatra in lower montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrrestrial with close set stems carrying 3 to 4, broadly and obliquely elliptic, triangular acuminate, acute, petillate base leaf that blooms on a winged, to 20" [to 49 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with broadly triangular, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms Liparis conspicua J.J.Sm. 1928; Liparis tabularis Rolfe 1908;

References <W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Woods & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 photo ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo good