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Vanda lilacina

Vanda lilacina

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. lilacina
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Binomial name
Vanda lilacina
Teijsm. & Binn. 1862


Vanda lilacina is an species in the genus Vanda.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from winter to spring with twenty 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Thailand and Laos at elevations of 100 to 1000 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Lilac Vanda

SynonymsEdit

  1. Vanda laotica Guillaumin 1930
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