Liparis dendrochiloides Seidenf. ex Aver. 1988

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Truong Ba Vuong and The genus Liparis (Orchidaceae) in Hon Ba nature reserve, Vietnam, Khanh Hoa province Website

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name The Dendrochilum Like Liparis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Vietnam at elevations around 1500 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, lanceolate, acute, conduplicate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, rachis to 5" [12.5 cm] long, 8" [20 cm] long overall, losely many flowered inflorescence arising on a newly emerging growth.

Synonyms Stichorkis dendrochiloides (Seidenf. ex Aver.) Marg. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Turczaninowia 19 (2): 3449 Averanov, Vuong and Tam 2016 photo fide