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  1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Liparis Rich.
      1. Liparis chimanimaniensis G.Will.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe (Chimanimani Mountains).

    [FZ]

    Orchidaceae, I. la Croix and P.J. Cribb. Flora Zambesiaca 11:1. 1995

    Habit
    Dwarf terrestrial herb, usually less than 5 cm tall; pseudobulbs 7 mm long, ellipsoid.
    Leaves
    Leaves 2, sometimes 1, c. 3.5 × 1 cm, narrowly elliptical or lanceolate, erect.
    Inflorescences
    Peduncle without bracts; inflorescence laxly c. 4-flowered.
    Flowers
    Flowers semi-erect, green, the lip brown with a yellow margin.
    Pedicel and Ovary
    Ovary and pedicel slender, 5 mm long.
    Calyx
    Dorsal sepal 4–5 × 0.5–1 mm, linear, curved; lateral sepals spreading, 4–5 × 0.8–1.5 mm, obliquely lanceolate, subacute.
    Corolla
    Petals 5–6 × 0.3–0.7 mm, narrowly linear, reflexed.
    Labellum
    Lip 3–4 × 1.5–2 mm, stiff, porrect, with 2 prominent veins running the length of the upper surface, and with 2 calli 0.5 mm high at the base; margin of epichile minutely serrate.
    Column
    Column curved, 2–3 mm long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zimbabwe

    Other Data

    Liparis chimanimaniensis G.Will. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 142: 153 (1983)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0