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Liparis hawaiensis H. Mann

Hawai’i Widelip Orchid (Liparis hawaiensis)


Hawai’i Islands: Hawai’i, Kaua’i, Lana’i, Maui, Moloka’i, O’ahu

local names:

awapuhiakanaloa – Hawai’i Islands


This very inconspicuous plant is one of only three truly native orchid species of the Hawaiian Islands, where it is known to occur on all of the larger islands.



Photo: Kim Starr & Forest Starr; by courtesy of Kim Starr & Forest Starr