Liparis nakaharae Hayata 1911 SECTION Cestichis

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Common Name The Waxy Flower Liparis - In China Ao Chun Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found in Taiwan as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 2, articulate, oblanceolate, acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the winter on a 10.4" to 13.2" [26 to 33 cm] long, laxly flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts

CAUTION I have no way of knowing if this determination is correct so please use with caution.

Synonyms Cestichis kawakamii (Hayata) Maek. 1937; Cestichis nakaharae (Hayata) Kudô 1930; Cestichis nokoensis (Fukuy.) Maek. 1937; Cestichis taiwaniana (Hayata) Nakai 1916; Liparis kawakamii Hayata 1914; Liparis nokoensis Fukuy. 1934; Liparis plicata var. kawakamii (Hayata) S.S.Ying 1977; Liparis taiwaniana Hayata 1911;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;