Liparis esquirolii Schltr. 1913 SECTION Coriifolia Rchb.f

Side View of Flower

Plant In situ China

Photos by Plant Photos.Cn Website

Part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name Esquirol's Liparis [English Orchid Collector 1900's] - In China Gui Zhou Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Guizhou province of China among shaded rocks at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to small sized warm growing terrestrial with close set, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, oblong to ligulate, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a compressed, cylindric, to 7.6[19 cm] long, longer than the leaf, narrowly winged, laxly 10 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying orange-yellow flowers.

Synonyms Stichorkis esquirolii ( Schltr. ) Marg. , Szlach. & Ku?ak 2008

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; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;