Liparis halconensis (Ames) Ames 1915 SECTION Coriifoliae Ridley

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Sunoochi and Flikr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE Drawing

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

Part Shade Hot Warm Fall

Common Name The Mt Halcon Liparis [A mountain on Mindoro Island]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 400 to 800 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or terrestrial with ovate pseudobulbs carrying 2, oblong to lanceolate leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, longer than the leaves, to 10" [25 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence carrying emerald green becoming yellow with age, non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms *Cestichis halconensis Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 3 Ames 1908 as Cestichis halconensis drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide;