Vanda merrillii

Vanda merrillii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. merrillii
Binomial name
Vanda merrillii
Ames & Quisumb. 1932

Vanda merrillii is an species in the genus Vanda.


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


Plants are found growing in Luzon at elevations around 500 meters


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


Common Names: Merrill's Vanda


  1. Vanda merrillii var immaculata Ames & Quism, 1933
  2. Vanda merrillii var rotorii Ames & Quism. 1933

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