Liparis nervosa is
a perennial orchid species found in evergreen forests with fleshy
pseudobulbs. Leaves are broad, oblong, and acuminate, measuring
5-12cm in length. Flower stalks of 15-30cm in height bear 5-10 dark
purple flowers in a racemose manner; the sepals are lanceolate,
approximately 1cm in length, and the side petals linear. Lips are
obovate, around 1cm in height, recurved, and the ends recessed from
the surface. Bloom time: June-July.