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 WarmCool Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Spotted Luisia

Flower Size

Found in north Kanara India at elevations above 800 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying several, ascending, bluntly rounded apcially leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying apple green becoming yellowish brown with age flowers

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