Liparis aphylla (Malaxideae, Orchidaceae), a new leafless record from Peru

Alexander Damian, Paul Ormerod

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Liparis aphylla G.A. Romero & Garay was previously known only from two herbarium specimens collected in 1945 and 1977 in Ecuador and Colombia, respectively. This little-known species is hereby reported for the first time for Peru. An updated description, line illustration, color photographs and distribution map of L. aphylla, as well as an identification key to the Peruvian species of Liparis are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-35
Number of pages9
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016


  • Cajamarca
  • Liparis aphylla
  • Liparis section Aphylla
  • Orchidaceae
  • Peru


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