Liparis clareae Hermans 2007

Inflorescence and Leaves Photos by Romer Rabarijaona and The I Naturalist Website

Deep Shade Cool MID Summer

Common Name Clare's Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar within mossy forests at elevations of 700 to 1500 and up as a mini-miniature to just small sized, cool growing terrestrial with cauliform, enveloped by loose, elongated sheaths, blackish pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, widely oval, acute, sessile, widely cordate basally with imbricating auricles, very coriaceous, rigid, many veined but 7 more protruding leaves that blooms in the mid summer on an erect, slightly shorter than the leaves, peduncle provided with a basal, white sheath and 2 to 3 smaller ones above, rachis longer than the peduncle, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with floral bracts that are slightly shorter than the pedicel

Synonyms Liparis cardiophylla H.Perrier 1936; Liparis clareae var. angustifolia H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as L cardiophylla; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as L cardiophylla var angustifolia; *Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007 as L clareae var angustifolia; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide;

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