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Vanda bensonii

Vanda bensonii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. bensonii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanda bensonii
Bateman 1866


Vanda bensonii is an species in the genus Vanda.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with ten to twenty 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in deciduous forest of Assam India, Myanmar and Thailand

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. 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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Benson's Vanda

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