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Orchid Species: Cestichis plicata

Kew currently accepted name is Liparis bootanensis

Cestichis plicata is an orchid species identified by (Franch. & Sav.) Maek. in 1937. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Liparis bootanensis.
Genus
Cestichis (Cestichis.)
Grex
plicata
Parents
Species
Author
(Franch. & Sav.) Maek.
Year
1937
ORIGIN: Found in Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Yunnan China, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, the Philippines, Sumatra and Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands and Japan in humid, mossy, mixed and coniferous forests and primary highland cloud forests at elevations of 1000 to 2300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial [Java], lithophyte or epiphyte [Philippines] with clumping 1 pseudobulbs each with a pair of bright green veined 8 leaves, spikes are 14 [35 cm] long and carry up to 20 small flowers which open during a couple of months, the .72 [1.8 cm] blooms are apple-green with a dark-green stripe down the middle of the square lip, free flowering.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.72 inches [1.8 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Liparis Lip bootanensis 1851 Griff.
Add+ Cestichis Cestichis forbesii 1908 (Ridl.) Ames
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis forbesii 1891 (Ridl.) Kuntze
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis lancifolia 1891 (Hook.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis pachypus 1891 (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis plicata 1891 (Franch. & Sav.) Kuntze
Add+ Liparis Lip amphibius 1950 Gagnep.
Add+ Liparis Lip lancifolia 1889 Hook.f.
Add+ Liparis Lip pachypus 1874 C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.
Add+ Liparis Lip plicata 1878 Franch. & Sav.
Add+ Liparis Lip ruybarrettoi 1976 S.Y.Hu & Barretto
Add+ Liparis Lip subplicata 1974 Tang & F.T.Wang
Add+ Liparis Lip uchiyamae 1906 Schltr.
Add+ Leptorkis Leptorkis bootanensis 1891 (Griff.) Kuntze
Add+ Stichorkis Sck bootanensis 2008 (Griff.) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak
Add+ Liparis Lip forbesii 1886 Ridl.
Add+ Liparis Lip pterostyloides 1993 Szlach.
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