Luisia macrantha Blatt. & McCann , J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 35: 492 1932.;
Kathakali flowering: Was at my farm at Shahapur today. Luisia macrantha [Kathakali] was flowering. Sending a few photographs.
Luisia macrantha Blatt. & McCann
My Floral Picture of the Year 2011 – Neil Soares: Photographed on my property at Shahapur in August 2011.
Oh simply Superb! very very beautiful almost looks human. What an apt name and crystal clear photography.
cool…. thanks for sharing the Kathakali orchid….
Superb amazing Catch!!!!!! looks like ….. Ghost on tree
Hahaha..Ghost?? … pl dont make … angry! 🙂
Infact Kathakali dance is the representation of God and not Ghosts!!!
Looks like a Balancing act being performed on a rope…
Thank you all for your comments. My original post of this is available at this link
ANJAN03/03 Luisia macrantha Blatt. & McCann : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (3)
Date: 29th December 2015
Place: Sirsi, Uttara Kannda district, Karnataka
Habit: Epiphytic herb
Habitat: Margin of semi evergreen forest
Nice pic. You can see a crab spider on the flower in third pic.
Thanks a lot for sharing.
And …, yes I did notice the spider in the flower at the time. It was perfectly camouflaged but its movements when a small fly came nearby revealed its presence.
TSP-FEB2016-03-293:Images of Luisia macrantha (Orchidaceae) : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)
It is my pleasure to share few images of Luisia macrantha (Orchidaceae)
Sighting: Sakaleshpur, Hassan, Karnataka, about 1200 msl