Luisia foxworthii Ames 1908

Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name Foxworth's Luisia

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of sea level to 830 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect toascending stems carrying about 20, 2 ranked, terete leaves that blooms in the late spring through fall on an opposite the leaves, short, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;