Vanda bensonii

Vanda bensonii

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

Vanda bensonii is an species in the genus Vanda.


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


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


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: Benson's Vanda

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