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Vanda denisoniana Lady Denison Londesborough's Vanda


Lady Denison Londesborough's Vanda , Vanda denisoniana


Vanda denisoniana Bens. & Rchb.f. 1869 Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders

Fragrance Part sun Warm to Cool Spring and Summer

Common Name Lady Denison Londesborough's Vanda [English Orchid Enthusiast 1800's] - In Thailand - Sampoi noi - Sampoi luang - Sampoi khuntan - Sampoi dong

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Yunnan China, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in primary montane forests at elevations of 700 to 1200 meters in the Arrakan Mountains and is a large sized, clumping, cool to warm growing epiphyte with laorate to ligulate, recurved leaves that blooms on an axillary, erect, 6" [15 cm] long, few [4 to6] flowered inflorescence occuring in the spring and summer and the waxy flowers have a strong vanilla scent in the early evening.

Synonyms Vanda henryi Schltr. 1921