Luisia latilabris is an orchid species identified by Rolfe ex Downie in 1925. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Luisia zollingeri.
ORIGIN: Found in the Andaman Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Borneo, Java and Sumatra on trees in montane forests at elevations of sea-level to 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a mostly pendulous, apically uprising stem carrying, terete, obtuse, channeled above leaves that blooms in the spring on a .4 [1 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence with very short rounded floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/4 inch [8.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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