Vanda fuscoviridis Lindl.1848

Photo by Acine Orchideje Info

Inflorescence Photo by Leonid Averyanov


Common Name The Brown-Green Vanda - In China Guang Dong Wan Dai Lan

Flower Size 1.4 to 1.6" [3.5 to 4 cm]

Found in Guangdong province of China and northern Vietnam on limestone slopes as a small sized, hot to warm growing lithophyte with an ascending to descending, apically upturned stems carrying linear, conduplicate, unequally bilobed and erose apically leaves that blooms in the later spring on 1 to 2, to 9.2" [to 23 cm] long, weakly zigzag, to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying slightly fishy scented flowers

Synonyms Vanda kwangtungensis S.J.Cheng & Z.Z.Tang 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 as V kwangtungensis; Orchid Digest Vol 62 #1 1998 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as V kwantungensis; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;