Luisia macrantha Blatt. & McCann 1932

Photos by Prejith Sampath and his The Sahyadra Blogspot

Another Flower Photo by GR Rao Graceful Orchids Website

Partial shade WarmCoolLATEFall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Spotted Luisia

Flower Size

Found in north Kanara India at elevations above 800 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late fall and early winter

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids: A Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 2 Pradhan 1979; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007