Luisia longispica Z.H.Tsi & S.C.Chen 1994 Drawing by Zheng Yuan fang from Flora Of China Website


Common Name The Long Spiked Luisia - In China Chang Sui Chai Lan

Flower Size .22" [.6 cm]

Found in southern Yunnan China in forests along valleys on tree trunks at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with terete, obtuse leaves that blooms from below the old leafless sheath bases on 1 to 2, to .8" [2 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular, fleshy floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide