Vanda perplexa Motes & D.L.Roberts 2013 Photo by Greg Allikas and The Aeridinae Classification Website


Common Name The Perplexing Vanda

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

Found on Komodo Island of the Lesser Sunda Islands as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the late summer and fall on a 6 to 12" [15 to 30 cm] long, to 18 flowered inflorescence carrying powerfully sweet-scented flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 72 #4 2008 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchids Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #3 2013 photo fide;