Liparis bilobulata J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Platystylis Schlechter

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Two Lobed Liparis

Flower Size .14" [3.5 mm] long

Found in west Java at elevations under 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with oblong, angular, flattened pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, erect, narrowly lanceolate, narrowing into the base leaves that blooms on an erect becoming pedulous, longer than the leaves, peduncle short, thin, to 4" [10 cm] long overall, laxly 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Platystyliparis bilobulata (J.J.Sm.) Marg. 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as Cystopus occultus; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990