Liparis jumelleana Schltr. 1916

Plant and Inflorescence drawing TYPE Drawings by Schlechter/Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm LATESpring

Common Name Jumelle's Liparis [French Botanist around 1900]

Flower Size

Found in northern and eastern Madagascar in tropical humid forsts at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with 2 elongated, others becoming oblique, nearly flat, at angles to one another, the newer carrying 2 to 3, elliptic, shortly acuminate, plicate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring on an erect, terminal, peduncle with several sterile, oval-lanceolate, acuminate bracts, loosely 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying yellowish flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Du Puy, Hermans, Bosser & Cribb 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009;