Liparis tenuis Rolfe ex Downie 1925 SECTION Platystylis Schlechter

Photos by Truong Ba Vuong and The genus Liparis (Orchidaceae) in Hon Ba nature reserve, Vietnam, Khanh Hoa province Website

Drawing

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

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Thin Liparis [refers to the inflorescence]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 975 to 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with flask-shaped pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, lanceolate, acute, sessile base leaves that blooms on an erect, thin, 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Platystyliparis tenuis ( Rolfe ex Downie ) Marg. 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfadden & Smitnand 1959 drawing ok; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections drawing; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976 drawing fide; Turczaninowia 19 (2): 3449 Averanov, Vuong and Tam 2016 photo fide; Taiwania 63(3) New Orchids (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae and Vandoideae) in the Flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Van Canh NGUYEN, Hoang Tuan NGUYEN, Ba Vuong TRUONG, Phi Tam NGUYEN, Sinh Khang NGUYEN, Tatiana V. MAISAK, Hiep Tien NGUYEN, Duc Nam BUI, Xuan Canh CHU 2018 photo fide

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