Liparis torricellensis Schltr. 1905 SUBGENUS Menoneuron SECTION Genychilus

Plant In situ in New Guinea

Photos courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website and Flora Malesiana Vol IV

Deep Shade Hot Warm Spring Fall

Common Name The Torrecell Mountains Liparis [a Mountain range in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea in hill forests at elevations of 440 to 800 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a slender, terete pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, acute, narrowing towards the base, veined leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a terminal, erect, shorter than the leaf, somewhat flexuous, laxly several flowered, racemose inflorescence with a distant, acuminate, lanceolate scale and ovate, subulate, acuminate floral bracts

Synonyms Cestichis torricellensis (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol IV Shuiteman and de Vogel 2006