Liparis ornithorrhynchos Ridl. 1885

Photos by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Common Name The Bird's Beak Liparis

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar at elevations of 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with pseduobulbs carrying 2 to 3, oval-acute, shortly petiolate leaves that blooms on a terminal, loosely 3 to 12 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo ? missing central vertical ridge on lip