Luisia recurva Seidenf. 1971 TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden ="orphotdir/luisirecurva.jpg"> Flower?

Another Angle?

frma lutea? Photos by Gary Yong Gee and his Orchid Website

Another Flower? Photo by Dale and Deni Borders. TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Bent-Petal Luisia

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

This miniature sized, monopodial epiphyte is a cool growing epiphyte from Thailand and the Andaman Islands at elevations of 1000 to 14000 meters.

CAUTION THe Drawing by Seidenfaden is Absolutely correct, all the photos are suspect so please use any of them with extreme caution!!!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007