Liparis speculifera J.J.Sm.1913 SECTION Platystylis

Plant and Flower in situ Java Photo by J Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation and the Jany Renz Herbaria

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Common Name The Shining Spot Liparis

Flower Size .38" [9 mm]

Found in Java in montane forests at elevations around 1370 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with ovoid and flattened pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4, lanceolate, acute, shortly petiolate based leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, pendulous, to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Alatiliparis speculifera (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. & Marg. 2001; Platystyliparis speculifera (J.J.Sm.) Marg. 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;