Liparis pumila Aver. 2003

Photo by Peter Kriz and The Website

Full shadeWarm LATESpring

Common Name The Dwarf Liparis - in China Zhong yue yang er suan

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China, Laos and Vietnam at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid to subglobose pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 3 to 4, green, herbaceous sheaths and carrying a single, ligulate to ligulate-oblanceolate, acute apically, contracted below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm] long, peduncle .6 ti 1.4" [1.5 to 3.5 cm] long, rachis .6 to 1.4" [1.5 to 3.5 cm] long, sublaxly 7 to 20 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longer than the ovary floral bracts. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; Turczaninowia 19 (3): 558 L. V. Averyanov, Khang Sinh Nguyen etal 2016 ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;