Liparis danguyana H.Perrier 1936 SECTION Coriifoliae Photo by Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Danguya-Like Liparis [refers to it's affinities to the genus Danguya]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Madagascar in lichen & mossy forests at elevations from 1500 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with cauliform pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 6 to 8 scarious sheaths and carrying 2, apical, widely oval, deep green, plicate, subsessile, shortly acute apically, rounded basally leaves that blooms in the late summer on a terminal, peduncle provided with 3 to 4 bractiform apcailly sheaths, 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with acute, up to 1/3rd the length of the pedicel floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagaascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009