Vanda brunnea Rchb. f. 1868 SECTION Longicalcarata Christenson

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FragranceFull sunCool to Warm Spring

Common Name The Light Brown Vanda - In Thailand - Sampoi nok - Ueang suae lek - In China Bai Zhu Wan Dai Lan

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in India, Myanmar, Thailand and Yunnan China on forest margins at elevations of 800 to 1550 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ligulate, narrow leaves with the apex notched and blooming in the spring on an axillary, longer than the leaf, paniculate inflorescence with several to many, fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Vanda denisoniana var. hebraica Rchb.f. 1885; Vanda henryi Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1867; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing, photo fide; Beautiful Thai Orchid Species Kamemoto & Sagarik 1975 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 4 1980 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 drawing ok/photo good; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 as V henryi; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide/photos ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 10 1996 photo; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997; Vandas Motes 1997 photo fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 1 Tanaka 2003; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 10 2005 photo; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 3 Tanaka 2007; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;