Liparis pingxiangensis L.Li & H.F.Yan 2013

Photo by Lin Li & Haifei Yan and PLOS ONE Vol 8 Issue 11 A Remarkable New Species of Liparis (Orchidaceae) from China and Its Phylogenetic Implications Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Lin Li, Haifei Yan 2013

Full shadeWarm WinterSpring

Common Name The Pingxiang Liparis [A town in Guanxi province of China]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces of China in mixed deciduous forests on steep slopes in shady and damp areas with small ravines, in wet to moist soils and humus, at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with up to 5, spreading, lanceolate plicate, light green, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, terminal, 9.6 to 13.2" [24 to 33 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with s ovate-triangular, carinate on the abaxial surface, dark purple, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * PLOS ONE Vol 8 Issue 11 A Remarkable New Species of Liparis (Orchidaceae) from China and Its Phylogenetic Implications Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Lin Li, Haifei Yan 2013 Drawing/photo fide; Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;

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