Liparis chalandei Finet 1908


Plant and Flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria and The Stanhopea Passion Website

Common Name Chaland's Liparis [French Original collector of the type late 1800's - early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in west central and southcentral New Caledonia on rocky banks at elevations around 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing litho-terrestrial or occasional epiphyte with a few dusty light green, ovate-elliptic, acute, basal clasping leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a brown, erect, long pedunculate, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Liparis rouxii Kraenzl. in F.Sarasin & J.Roux 1914; Liparis saxicola Kraenzl. 1929; Stichorkis chalandei (Finet) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide;