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 a stem 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;