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Vanda arcuata  Arched Vanda

 

 Arched Vanda , Vanda arcuata

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Vanda arcuata J.J.Sm. 1907

Common Name The Arched Vanda

Flower Size 1 3/4 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] Fragrant

Found in Sulawesi as a warm to hot growing, large clumping, monopodial epiphytic Vanda from North Sulawesi with an elongate stem carrying many strap-shaped, v-shaped at the base, strongly decurved, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on an axillary, shorter than the leaf, to 15" [37.5 cm] long, loosely 5 to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying Flowers that are 4 - 5 cm across with a vanilla fragrance and last for several weeks.

 

 

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