Liparis hostifolia

Liparis hostifolia

Orchid discovered 79 years later. Endangered species plant

  • Liparis hostifolia
  • Liparis hostifolia
  • Liparis hostifolia
  • Liparis hostifolia
  • Flower name
    Liparis hostifolia
  • Scientific name
    Liparis hostifolia
  • AliasLiparis hostifolia
  • Place of originEndemic to Ogasawara Islands
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonNovember

What is Liparis hostifolia

Liparis hostifolia , scientific name:Liparis hostifolia , is an endemic to Ogasawara Islands, and is a chang perennial grass and ground orchid of the department Orchidaceae , of genus Liparis. It is 20-30cm tall. The color of a flower is a green base, and purple lines are in the labial palp. To a conic flower, a flower diameter is approximately 1cm.It is a rare orchid discovered in 1979,.In the extinctions by the Ministry of the environment or endangered species, endangered (CR) (Environment Ministry of IUCN Red list) to the specified.

General name Liparis hostifolia , scientific name:Liparis hostifolia, height 20-30 cm, lip valve colour: pale purple to pale green, flower diameter: 1 cm, rose: round, Flowers: panicles, flowering period: July


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Liparis
  • Species
    L. hostifolia
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeChang perennial grass, ground orchid
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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