Luisia confusa Rchb.f. 1863 Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Celebes [Sulawesi] Luisia

Flower Size

Found in Sumatra, Sulawesi, the lesser Sunda Islands and the Moluccas on forest trees at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool, pendent growing epiphyte blooming in the fall on a very short inflorescence carrying 2 to 5, long lasting flowers

Synonyms Luisia amboinensis Schltr. ex Mansf. 1934; Luisia celebica Schltr. 1911;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 as Luisia celibica photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 errata for Vol 1

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