AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Liparis perrieri var. trinervia H.Perrier ex Hermans, Orchids Madagascar, ed. 2: 289 (2007).
Heterotypic Synonyms:
Liparis perrieri var. trinervia H.Perrier, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 5: 251 (1936), nom. inval.
Description:
Differing from the type by the lateral sepals being 5 veined; the labellum shortly apiculate medially in the frontal notch, 3 veined, the median simple, and with the calluses well separated, in large very projecting cones; and the anther being fiat in front and nearly square.
Habitat:
Terrestrials; in the savoka from 700 m. alt.
Phenology:
Flowering in February.
Cultivation:
As given for the genus.
Distribution:
ENE. Madagascar
References:
Flora of Madagascar: vascular plants: 49th family, Orchids / by H. Perrier de La Bathie; published under the auspices of the government of Madagascar and under the direction of H. Humbert; English revision and translation by Steven D. Beckman
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