Luisia macrantha

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Luisia macrantha


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Luisia
Species: Luisia macrantha


Luisia macrantha Blatt. & McCann, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 35: 492 (1932), illustration.

  • Type locality: India. N. Kanara : In forests.
  • Holotype: T. R. Bell 5400.


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • India (North Kanara)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Additional references[edit]

  • Sinu, P.A., Kuriakose, G. & Chandrashekara, K. 2011. Epiphytic orchid diversity in farmer-managed Soppinabetta forests of Western Ghats: implications for conservation. Current Science 101(10): 1337–1346. JSTOR
  • Anusuba, V., Murugesan, M., Sharief, M.U., Karthik, B. & Tharani, R. 2023. A Checklist of the Orchids in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India. Biological Forum – An International Journal 15(5): 1274–1292. -->pdf! Reference page


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