Liparis downii Ridl. 1908 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool

Common Name Down's Liparis

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in India, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia at elkevations of 1200 to 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an ovoid pseudobulb carrying 3, narrowly elliptic, acute, petriolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, 10" [25 cm] long, loosely several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 pg 166; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide