Liparis phalacrocorax N.Hallé 1977 Photo by © Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile

Common Name The Bald Crow Liparis [the genus name for the seabird Cormorant]

Flower Size .32 to .48" [8 to 1.2 cm]

Found in New Caledonia on moss or humus covered rocks in scrubland and forests at high elevations as a small sized, cool to cold growing lithophyte with pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3 spathulate leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescnece carrying yellow to yellow green flowers.

Synonyms Stichorkis phalacrocorax (N.Hallé) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia SNCO 1995 photo fide;