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Luisia teres / Bouran ボウラン

Bloom time: June-July

Orchidaceae / Ranka   Species in the genus Luisia:

Luisia teres / Bouran


Luisia teres / Bouran ボウラン

Luisia teres, an evergreen perennial orchid species, inhabits trunks or branches with stems 20-40cm long and enveloped with leaf sheaths. Leaves, 6-12cm in length, are fleshy and cylindrical (cross-section: 3-4mm); the phyllotaxis alternates in two rows. From leaf axils, some flowers, approximately 1cm in diameter, appear in June-July, both sepals and petals being light green, and lips blackish-brown, having small side lobes at the bases. Bloom time: June-July.



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