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Vanda luzonica Luzon Vanda

 

Luzon Vanda, Vanda luzonica

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Vanda luzonica Loher ex Rolfe 1915 SECTION Deltoglossa Photo courtesy of Oak Hill Gardens

Common Name The Luzon Vanda [Island in the Philippines

Flower Size 2 1/2 to 3" [6 to 7 cm] Fragrant

Found on the isle of Luzon in the Philippines at elevations of 500 meters, as a large sized, hot to warm growing monopodial epiphyte that likes steady watering year round and blooms on an axillary, descending, to 16" [40 cm] long, shorter than the leaves, several to many [10 to 25] flowered inflorescence occuring in the spring with fragrant, very waxy flowers.

 

 

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