Liparis pedicellaris Schltr. 1911 SUBGENUS Menoneuron SECTION Platychilus Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Long Pedicel Liparis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in forests at elevations around 450 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with a very short rhizome giving rise to cylindrical, thin, psdeudobulbous stems carrying a single, erect-patent to suberect, linear-lanceolate, acute, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect,shorter than the leaves, thinly pedunculate, angled, glabrous, 4 to 5.2" [10 to 13 cm] long, laxly 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, erect-patent, glabrous, acuminate, much shorter than the elongate pedicel floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are olive green, the lip is brown and the anther is grass green.

Synonyms Cestichis pedicellaris (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;