Liparis goodyeroides Schltr. 1906 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm MOSTLY Spring

Common Name The Goodyera-Like Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon and the Gulf of Guinea islands in forests, gallery swamp forests and hillsides with rocky soils at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a warm growing lithophyte without pseudobulbs and a creeping, elongating, leafy in the apical part stems carrying 5 to 13, spirally arranged along the stem, broadly to ovate-lanceolate, acute, thin, delicate, spreading, petiolate base leaves that blooms mostly in the spring on an erect, terminal, 1.2 to 1.8" [3 to 4.5 cm] long, rachis narrowly winged, rather dense, subcorymbose, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying small, green pink to green purple flowers often with a purple lip.

Synonyms Liparis joannis-kornasii Szlach. 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of Central West Africa Vol 2 Szlatchenko 2010 drawing fide;