Liparis chapaensis Gagnep. 1932 SECTION Coriifolia Rchb.f

Photo Gary Yong Gee and Gary Yong Gee Website

Another Orchid

Photo by and Hoa Lan Vietnam Photo Website


Drawing by Seidenfaden

Part shade Warm cool LATESpring THROUGH MID Fall

Common Name The Sa Pa Liparis [A town in northwestern Vietnam] - In China Ping Wo Yang Er Suan

Flower Size

Found in western Guangxi, southwestern Guizhou, northwestern Yunnan provinces of China, Vietnam and Myanmar on rocks in forests or on limestone slopes at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with closely spaced, more or less prostrate in basal half, subovoid-oblong pseudobulbs carrying a single. apical, narrowly elliptic, to oblong, chartaceous to thinly coriaceous, articulate and petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring through mid fall on a slightly flattened, 1.6 to 4" [4 to 10 cm]long, narrowly winged, laxly several flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Stichorkis chapaensis (Gagnep.) Marg., Szlach. 2008

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