Vanda lamellata

Vanda lamellata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. lamellata
Binomial name
Vanda lamellata
Lindley 1838

Vanda lamellata is an species in the genus Vanda.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with up to twenty five 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant


Plants are found growing on tree trunks and branches of coastal cliffs and forest of in Taiwan, and from Borneo to the Philippines of 0 to 300 meters


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.


Vanda lamellata flava Vanda lamellata var. flava Sepals and petals yellow, lip is light yellow with red stripes
Vanda lamellata boxallii Vanda lamellata var. boxallii Dorsal Sepals and petals are white, lowers sepals are brown, lip is pink
Vanda lamellata remediosa Vanda lamellata var. remediosa Dorsal Sepals and petals are yellow, lowers sepals are brown, lip is light pink


Common Names: The Thin-Ridged Lip Vanda


  1. Vanda amiensis Masam. & Segawa 1934
  2. Vanda clitellaria Rchb.f 1872
  3. Vanda cumingii Lindley ex Paxton 1850
  4. Vanda lamellata f flava Valm & Tiu 1984
  5. Vanda lamellata var boxali [Rchb.f] Rchb.f 1880
  6. Vanda lamellata var calyana [Hort.] Val & Tiu 1984
  7. Vanda lamellata var remediosae Ames & Quis. 1933
  8. Vanda unicolor Steud. 1840; Vanda vidalii Boxall 1877
  9. Vanda yamiensis Masam. & Segawa 1934
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