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Vanda tricolor

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Vanda
Species: V. tricolor
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanda tricolor
Lindley 1847


Vanda tricolor is an species in the genus Vanda.

Description[]

Plant blooms from fall to winter with up to fifteen 7 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plants grow in Java, Laos and Sri Lanka

Culture[]

Plants are best grown hung in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hung 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.

Naming[]

Common Names: The three colored Vanda

Synonyms[]

  1. Limodorum suaveolens Reinw. ex Blume 1849
  2. Vanda suaveolens Blume 1849
  3. Vanda tricolor Hook. 1849
  4. Vanda suavis Lindl. 1848
  5. Vanda tricolor var suavis [Lindley] Rchb.f
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