Liparis maboroensis bistriata

Liparis maboroensis Schltr. var. bistriata J.J.Sm. in L.S.Gibbs, Phytogeogr. Fl. Arfak Mts. (1917) 204

Type: Gibbs 6187 (holo BM; iso BO)

Plants smaller. Leaves 4-5.4 by 2.3-3.2 cm. Inflorescence 1-flowered. Sepals and petals 0.44-0.48 cm long. Lip 0.56 cm long. Ovary pedicellate, , c. 0.6 cm long. (After Smith, 1917)

Colours: Flowers green with two purple lines on the lip.

Habitat: Terrestrial in lowland forest; 240 m.

Flowering time in the wild: January.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua (Indonesia). See map: 416-548M.JPG.

Cultivation: Warm growing terrestrial.