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Ludisia discolor

 

Jewel Orchid

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusLudisia
SpeciesdiscolorFrom the Greek prefix dis- which like the Latin bis- means two or twice, and thus of two or different colors. (“Dis” can also mean “without,” so discolor could mean colorless, i.e. white.)

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Ludisia discolor description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Ludisia discolor (Jewel Orchid)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, MD
≈ 13 × 12" (34 × 29 cm)