Liparis aurita Ridley 1885 SECTION Platystylis Schlechter

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

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Common Name The Golden Liparis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Thailand?, Vietnam?, and Timor as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with cylindrical, apically narrowing pseudobulbs enveloped by bristles left for decaying sheaths and carrying 2, apical, erect, lanceolate leaves that blooms on an erect, 2.4" [6 cm] long, thin, slightly winged, laxly many flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Larsen states that the flowers are whitish orange.

Synonyms Leptorkis aurita (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Platystyliparis aurita ( Ridl. ) Marg. 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide;