Liparis elongata Fukuy. 1933

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Full Shade Cool Cold LATEspring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Elongate Liparis - In China Bao Dao Yang Er Suan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Taiwan in forests at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with clustered, ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped by 2 to 3, membraneous sheaths and carrying 2, nat articulate, ovate to oblong, obtuse apically, contracted below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, 11.2 to 20" [23 to 40 cm] long, 3 ridged, laxly 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute apically floral bracts.

Synonyms Liparis derchiensis S.S.Ying 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;