Liparis dunnii Rolfe 1908 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

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

Full shade Warm

Common Name Dunn's Liparis [original collector of species late 1800's early 1900's] - In China Fu Jian Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Fujian China on shady in rocks in forest at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial or lithophyte with basally dilated stem-like pseudobulbs enveloped by several, white, membraneous sheaths and carrying 2, ovate oblong, membraneous to herbaceous, obtuse leaves that blooms on an erect, 6 to 7.2" [15 to 18 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;