Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Liparis liliifolia (L.) Rich. ex Lindl. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

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Derek Anderson

Jeff Hapeman

Jason J. Husveth

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Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Orchidaceae
Liparis liliifolia (L.) Rich. ex Lindl.
brown wide-lip orchid, large twayblade, lily-leaved twayblade, mauve sleekwort, purple twayblade
Liparis: from liparos for "fat" or "shining," referring to the smooth leaves
liliifolia: from lilium for lily; i a botanical latin connector; folia for leaf
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-10" tall forb, with a single stem
Flower: 6-parted, lip 1/3"-1/2" long, pale purple with obvious purple veins, sepals and petals greenish-purple; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of 5-30 stalked flowers; blooms June-July
Leaf:basal, oval to elliptical, shiny
Habitat: dry; successional woods, pine plantations; in rich soil
Notes: moving northward
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Leptorchis liliifolia (L.) Kuntze
Liparis liliifolia (L.) Rich. ex Lindl. f. viridiflora Wadmond
Malaxis correana W.P.C.Barton
Malaxis liliifolia (L.) Sw.
Malaxis longifolia W.P.C.Barton
Ophrys liliifolia L.
Ophrys trifolia Walter

         
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