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lithophyte
A plant that grows on rocks or stony soils.
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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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lithophyte
A plant that grows on rocks or stony soils.
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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
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Liparis reflexa

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Liparis reflexa
Abbreviation Lip.
Etymology
Liparis From Greek liparos meaning oily or smooth, referring to glossy leaves.
reflexa From Latin reflexus meaning bent backwards.

  See also:  Other Genera

Liparis reflexa is a small Australian native orchid, growing in New South Wales, north of the coastal town of Bega. It is a lithophyte growing on rock faces, up to intermediate elevations. The inflorescences are produced on new growth before the pseudobulbs fattens up. The brown flowers are minute, around 5mm across.


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