Vanda thwaitesii Hook.f. 1898

Another Flower Photo by Kumar/drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers Photos by Enchanting Kerala Website

Spring OR Fall

Common Name Thwaites Vanda

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka as a monopodial epiphyte with a stout stem carrying towards the apex, distichousd, strap-shaped, apically trilobed, curved, leaves that blooms in the spring or fall on an axillary, 2.4" [6 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007