Liparis compressa

Liparis compressa

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Malaxideae
SubTribe: Liparidinae
Genus: Liparis
Species: Lip. compressa
Binomial name
Liparis compressa
[Bl] Lindl. 1830

Liparis compressa is an terrestrial orchid from the genus Liparis.


Plants blooms in the fall with a single successive flower.


Plants are found in the primary cloud forest of Malaysia, Vietnam, Sulawesi, Borneo, Java, Sumatra and the Philippines at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters.


Grow plants in cool to warm conditions. Plants grow in a media made of small bark, perlite, and sand. Keep medium moist but not wet.


Common name: The Compressed Liparis


  1. Cestichis compressa (Blume) Ames 1905
  2. Disticholiparis compressa (Blume) Marg. & Szlach. 2004
  3. Leptorchis compressa [Bl.] Kuntze 1891
  4. Liparis compressa var maxima J.J. Sm 1931
  5. *Malaxis compressa Bl 1825

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