Liparis lacerata Ridl. 1886 SECTION Coriifolia Rchb.f


Photo by Nik Fahmi

Full shadeHotTo WarmSpring

Common Name The Serrated Leaf Liparis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found from Indo-China to Western Malaysia, Myanmar, Borneo and Sumatra in lowland, riverine, peat-swamp and mixed hill forests at elevations around sealevel to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, slightly compressed laterally pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, acute leaves that is equally narrowed to the elongate, petiolate base that blooms on an erect then pendulous, 18" [45 cm] tall, loosely many [60] flowered inflorescence with narrowly triangular, subulate, acute, orange floral bracts.

Synonyms Leptorchis lacerata (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Stichorkis lacerata (Ridl.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo ok; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood, Shim & Lamb Vol 4 2003 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 2008; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide