Liparis trichechus J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION CorrifoliaeDrawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Three ?Liparis

Flower Size

Found in western Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with close set, glaucous green-red, ovoid, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying erect, glaucous green, lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, peduncle terete, pale glaucous green, .8 to 1.4" [2 to 3.5 cm] long, rachis to 2.8" [7 cm] long, obtuse angled, laxly many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Bot Arkiv Bind 31 Nr 1 Orchids of Thailand IV Liparis Seidenfaden 1976; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001