Liparis campylostalix Rchb.f.1876 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

Photo by Jin Xiaohua

Plant and Inflorescence Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Bent Column Foot Liparis - In China Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Siberia, China, Nepal, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam in forests, thickets and grasslands at elevations of 1100 to 2800 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial and rarely epiphytic orchid with clustered, ovoid to globose pseudobulbs enveloped by 2 to 3, membraneous sheaths and carrying 2, not articulate, ovate to ovate-oblong to subelliptic, acute to obtuse apically, basally contracted into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on a 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, winged, laxly to subdensely few to many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute apically floral bracts

Synonyms Leptorchis campylostalix (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Liparis giraldiana Kraenzl. 1905; Liparis pauciflora Rolfe 1896; Liparis yuana Ormerod 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;