Monday, June 20, 2016

Luisia zeylanica

Binomial Name: Luisia zeylanica

Luisia zeylanica is an wild orchid found in lowland wetzone and submontane zone of Sri Lanka. This epyphite can be seen in shady places. In addition to Sri Lanka, this same plant has been recorded from India and Nepal. Above flowers were observed in March , 2015.

  • An Annotated Checklist of the Orchids of Sri Lanka, Samantha Suranjan Fernando and Paul Ormerod 
  • Vij, S. P.; Verma, Jagdeep, 2005: Luisia zeylanica Lindl. (Orchidaceae): A new record for Himachal Pradesh. Rheedea 15(2): 138-139

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