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Kingdom: Plantae (2666)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2580)

    Class: Liliopsida (393)

      Order: Orchidales (27)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Liparis (1)

            Epithet: viridiflora (Blume) Lindl. (1)

Synonyms: Cestichis longipes (Lindl.) Ames, Cestichis pendula Pfitzer, Leptorkis longipes (Lindl.) Kuntze, Leptorkis stachyurus (Rchb.f.) Kuntze, Leptorkis triloba (Ridl.) Kuntze, Leptorkis viridiflora (Blume) Kuntze, Liparis boothii Regel, Liparis longipes Lindl., Liparis pendula Lindl., Liparis piestopus Schltr., Liparis pleistantha Schltr., Liparis simondii Gagnep., Liparis spathulata Lindl., Liparis stachyurus Rchb.f., Liparis triloba Ridl., Malaxis viridiflora Blume, Stichorkis pendula (Pfitzer) Pfitzer, Stichorkis viridiflora (Blume) Marg., Szlach. & Kulak, Sturmia longipes (Lindl.) Rchb.f.

longipes => long-stalked

pendula => hanging down as through weakness of the stem

piestopus => narrow footed

triloba => with three lobes

viridiflora => green-flowered


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

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