Liparis jamaicensis Lindl. ex Griseb. 1866

Type Drawing of L colombiana

Type Drawing of L otophyllon

Photo by Baumbach/ Drawings by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade

Common Name The Jamaica Liparis

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Found in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil and Argentina as a terrestrial

CAUTION All references that I have put this species and its synonyms as a synonym of Liparis vexillifera so please use with caution. I need better references on this one.

Synonyms Liparis colombiana Schltr. 1920; Liparis elliptica (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1861; Liparis otophyllon Schltr. 1922; Sturmia elliptica Rchb.f. 1850

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910 as L vexillifera; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay as L vexillifera drawing good; The Orchids of Cuba Llamacho & Larramendi 2005 as L vexillariaphoto good; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing fide;