Liparis sootenzanensis Fukuy. 1933 SUBGENUS Sturmia SECTION Liparis

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Common Name The Sootenza? Liparis - In China Cha Tian Shan Yang Er Suan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Guizhou province of China to Vietnam, and Taiwan in broad leaved forests at elevations of 500 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with cylindric, stout, thick, fleshy, many noded stem carrying several, amplexicaul, not articulate, acuminate apically, contracted below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a distinctly ridged, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence with green, ovate floral bracts.

Synonyms Diteilis sootenzanensis (Fukuy.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2005; Liparis flava (Aver.) Aver. 2003; Liparis macrantha var. sootenzanensis (Fukuy.) S.S.Ying 1977; Liparis nigra var. flava Aver. 1999; Liparis nigra var. sootenzanensis (Fukuy.) T.S.Liu & H.J.Su 1978; Liparis piriformis Szlach. 1993; Liparis tixieri Guillaumin 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Turczaninowia 19 (2): 3449 Averanov, Vuong and Tam 2016 photo fide; Turczaninowia 19 (3): 558 L. V. Averyanov, Khang Sinh Nguyen etal 2016