Vanda arcuata

Vanda arcuata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. arcuata
Binomial name
Vanda arcuata
J.J.Sm. 1907

Vanda arcuata is an species in the genus Vanda.


Plant blooms in the spring with several 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of vanilla.


Plants are found growing in north Sulawesi


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.


Common Names: The Arched Vanda

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