Luisia trichorhiza (Hook.) Blume, Rumphia 4: 50 (1849) (syn: Luisia retusa Rchb.f. ; Luisia trichorhiza var. flava K.Gogoi; Vanda trichorhiza Hook. );
Himalaya to Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Common name: Hairy-Root Luisia

Please ID this Orchid: 5 images.
Blooming this Orchid in my garden now. Please confirm whether it is Luisia sp. or any other species
East Sikkim

Luisia trichorhiza.

Thanks, Madhusudhan… , for id as Luisia trichorhiza

This is a Luisia, not easy to confirm the species, but if I have to guess this is Luisia trichorhiza. Leaves should be uniformly cylindric throughout their length.




POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens)  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  India Flora Online Flowers of India  Wikimedia Commons  IOSPE Photos

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