Vanilla diabolica P.O'Byrne 1996

Plant and Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria website

Sun Hot Warm LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Diabolic Vanda

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in southeastern Sulawesi as a giant sized, hot to warm growing viney epiphyte that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an elongate, to 6" [to 15 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence carrying very short-lived flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;