Papilionanthe vandarum is an species in the genus Papilionanthe.
Plant blooms in the spring with one to four 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant
Plants are found growing in Assam, the Himalayas, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanamar and S China at elevations of 1200 to 1750 meters
Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require full sun and warm temperatures. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. Plants require high humidity. If the plants are mounted the roots must be watered regularly.
Common Names: The Vanda-Like Papilionanthe
- Aerides cylindricum Hooker 1857
- *Aerides vandarum Rchb. f. 1867
- Vanda vandarum (Rchb.f.) K.Karas. 1992