Luisia macrotis Rchb.f. 1869

Another Angle

Inflorescence Photos by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

part shade WarmCool Spring

Common Name The Large Eared Luisia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 700 to 1100 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring with 1 or 2 flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide

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