Liparis kwangtungensis Schltr. 1924 SECTION Coriifoliae Rchb.f

Photo by Jin Xiaohua


Drawing by Seidenfaden

Another Drawing

Drawing by Cai Shuqin and Flora of China Website

Part shade Cold LATERSummer

Common Name The Guangdong Liparis - In China Guang Dong Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .2" [.5 mm]

Found in Fujian and Guangdong provinces of China as a mini-miniature sized, cold growiong epiphyte with globose to ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, subelliptic to oblong, acuminate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, peduncle sometimes compressed, very narrowly winged, 1.2 to 2.2" [3 to 5.5 cm] long overall, rachis to .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate floral bracts

Synonyms Stichorkis kwangtungensis (Schltr.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 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; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;