Liparis nervosa is
a perennial orchid species found in evergreen forests whose
pseudobulbs are fleshy. Leaves are broad, oblong, 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 side petals linear.
Lips are obovate, around 1cm in height, recurved, and the ends
recessed from the surface. Bloom time: June-July.