Liparis disepala Rchb.f. 1876 Photo by Whistler

Another Photo Photo by Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile

Drawing Drawing by Nicolas Halle'

Common Name The 2 Sepal Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Fiji, Tonga and New Caledonia as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a white tuber giving rise to 3 to a few leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a terminal, erect, 6 to 30 flowereed inflorescence carrying yellow-green flowers with a purple to brown pattern.

Synonyms Empusa disepala (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2005; Leptorkis disepala (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia SNCO 1995 photo fide;