Liparis brunnea Ormerod 2007 SECTION Liparis Photo by Jin Xiaohua,


Photo by Vietnam Plant Data Center Website


Common Name The Brownish Liparis - In China He Hua Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .8" [2cm]

Found in Guangdong province of China in swampy thickets as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with clustered, elliptic to sub quadrate, laterally compressed, truncate apically pseudobulbs enveloped by 3 sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, ovate-elliptic to suborbicular, naot artuiculate, subacute apically, contracted below into the sheath base leaves that blooms in the early spring on a .6" to 2.6" [1.5 to 6.5 cm] long, laxly 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute apically floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceous Additions to the Flora of China and Vietnam (II) Omerod Taiwania 52:310.2007; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Plant Biosystems, Vol. 150, No. 6, 12251232 Liparis tsii: a new species of Orchidaceae (tribe-Malaxideae) from Guangdong, China with its phylogenetic position H. Z. TIAN, A. Q. HU, Q. X. LIU1, X. X. ZHOU1, C. HU, S. W. CHUNG & F. W. XING 2016 Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;