Liparis schistochila Schltr. 1906 SUBGENUS Menoneuron SECTION Platychilus

Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Split Lip Liparis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea usually on tree trunks lower down in thick moss pads at elevations around 800 to 1300 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and early summer.

Synonyms Cestichis schistochila (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2005; Liparis pectinifera Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911/85 drawing fide