Liparis collinsii B.Gray 1992 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

InflorescencePhotos by R Tunstal/ M A Clements and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Part Shade Cold MID Spring to EARLYSummer

Common Name or Meaning Collins' Liparis - The Pale Sprite Orchid

Flower Size .72 to .92" [1.8 to 2.3 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia among granite boulders in open areas of rainforests at elevations of 650 to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 ovoid to shortly conical, tapered stems carrying 3 to 6, stalkless, thin textured, dark green, wavy margin, sharply acute leaves with raised purplish veins beneath that blooms in the mid spring through early summer 0on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 6 to 20 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Diteilis collinsii (B.Gray) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones photo fide;