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Vanda denisoniana

Vanda denisoniana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. denisoniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanda denisoniana
Bens. & Rchb.f. 1869


Vanda denisoniana is an species in the genus Vanda.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with four to six fragrant 5 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the primary forest of Yunnan China, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 700 to 1200 meters

CultureEdit

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

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Vanda denisoniana 2 Vanda denisoniana variant Sepals and petals are dark yellow, lip is light yellow and white
Vanda denisoniana 3 Vanda denisoniana variant Sepals and petals are pale yellow, lip is light pale yellow

NamingEdit

Common Names: Lady Denison Londesborough's Vanda

SynonymsEdit

  1. Vanda henryi Schltr. 1921

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