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Vanda cristata

Vanda cristata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. cristata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanda cristata
(Lindl.) Senghas 1988


Vanda cristata is a species in the genus Vanda.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with two to six 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants grow on mossy trees in montane forests of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Xizang China at elevations of 600 to 2300 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown in hanging baskets or mounted and require bright to full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hung in baskets, the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in well-draining media such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, coconut fiber, or sphagnum moss.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Comb Trudelia

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides cristatum (Lindl.) Wall. ex Hook. 1890
  2. Luisia striata (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl 1893
  • Vanda cristata Lindl. 1828
  1. Vanda striata Rchb. f. 1868
  2. Trudelia cristata 

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